Now that Punjab and Uttarakhand have slipped away from the hand of the Congress, would it be prudent to call this the cost of inflation?
It is easy recall how the price of onion cost the then BJP government of Delhi dear. Now, in a repeat of history, the present inflation had made price of onions rise sharply and it is for everybody to see the result in the elections held in the states of Punjab and Uttarakhand.
So, today being the Budget Day, what to expect? I believe this Budget would invariable focus to tame inflation and not let the growth story falter. Keep your fingers crossed...