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India Budget: A tale of two families

27 February 2011 Last updated at 09:26 GMT

Twenty years ago the Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, launched India into the global economy with a series of radical reforms. His budget set the country off down the path of rapid growth.

Nidhi Dutt talks to a slum family and a middle class family to find out how they are coping with the strains and stresses of India's boom and asks what they would like from India's next budget.