Printing of Budget 2016 document begins with 'halwa' ceremony
The process of printing documents for the Budget 2016-17 began today with the ritual 'halwa ceremony', which was attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his deputy Jayant Sinha in the North Block office.
New Delhi Last Updated: February 19, 2016 | 16:32 IST
As part of the ritual, which has continued for long, 'halwa' is prepared in a big 'kadhai' (large frying pot) and served to the entire staff in the ministry. Photo: Reuters