India to spend 2.5 trillion rupees on food, fertiliser and fuel subsidies in 2014/2015

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's total spending on food, fertilisers and fuel subsidies will be 2.5 trillion rupees in 2014/15, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday.

He was presenting an interim budget in parliament to tide public finances over until a new government is formed after elections due by May.

(Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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