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What does Union Budget 2018 hold for the youth?

Phones, education, income tax and cryptocurrency — something for everyone.

“Populist” is the term being used for the Budget that Union finance minister Arun Jaitley presented to the House and the nation on February 1. A pro-agriculture, pro-infrastructure budget, as it was, what does this monumental financial decision mean for the future of the nation — the young, the 20-somethings, the millennial?

According to a 25-year-old advertising exec from Mumbai, not much.

“It doesn't affect me at all, so for me it's just a talking point,” he

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