Reader response: Chidambaram is walking the talk

A reader responds to our article about India's budget.

On Monday, we described India’s budget as “not good” and accused finance minister P Chidambaram of playing to the political gallery.

Not everyone agreed with our assessment. The article prompted one reader in India to share his own perspective on the challenges Chidambaram is facing, from noisy political opponents to wholesale tax avoidance.

While his conclusion is not radically different from our own, he makes some interesting points along the way and...

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