Top 5 Indian Finance Ministers In Terms Of Budgets Presented

Nirmala Sitharaman India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to equal the record of the country's former Prime Minister Morarji Desai of presenting six budgets in a row as the minister heads to present her sixth straight budget on February 1. Since July 2019, FM Sitharaman has presented five complete budgets and is the country's first full-time woman finance minister.

Morarji Desai Five annual budgets and one interim Budget were presented by the country's finance minister Morarji Desai between 1959 and 1964. He also achieved the feat of presenting 10 budgets- the maximum to have been tabled by any finance minister of the country.

Pranab Mukherjee Pranab Mukherjee holds the record of presenting eight budgets in the Parliament during his tenure as the finance minister

Yashwant Sinha Yashwant Sinha stands at par with Pranab Mukherjee with the presentation of eight budgets in the Parliament

Arun Jaitley After the government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, the charge of the finance ministry was handed over to Arun Jaitley and five budgets in a row were presented by him from 2014-15 to 2018-19.