Budget 2023-24: Today, on February 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget for the financial year 2023-24 in Parliament.
The budget presented this year by Nirmala Sitharaman as the Finance Minister is her fifth budget.
Many big announcements were made in this budget. One of these announcements has shocked the people who are fond of smoking cigarettes.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has made a big announcement regarding cigarettes in her budget speech in Parliament.
The Finance Minister said that from now on, smoking cigarettes is going to be expensive.
Giving information, the Finance Minister said that the custom duty on cigarettes has now been increased to 16%.
After the presentation of Budget 2023-24, now along with cigarettes, all tobacco products are also going to be costlier.
Apart from this, by implementing strict laws, not only people will get relief from drug addiction, but it will prove to be a big step in making India a drug-free country.