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Business Today-Synovate India pre-Budget poll

The Budget is not going to be easy for the Finance Minister.Not because it is expected to be an election budget, fraught with all the attendant expectations - from recalcitrant allies to tax-payers to deprived India, which, justifiably, wants its share of the boom.

The Budget is not going to be easy for the Finance Minister.Not because it is expected to be an election budget, fraught with all the attendant expectations - from recalcitrant allies to tax-payers to deprived India, which, justifiably, wants its share of the boom. To find out what corporate India expects of the FM, Business Today commissioned research firm Synovate to poll CEOs, fund managers and corporate executives (sample seze: 495) across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Here's what they expect of Budget 2008.
  • DK - Don't know
  • CS - Can't say
  • Figures in per cent