Food inflation has dealt a body blow to the poor and underprivileged in India, while not sparing the middle class and the iconic Common Man whom RK Laxman made famous.
With another annual budget less than a week away, Sify.com with India Blooms spoke to a cross-section of people across the nation.
The two questions that we asked were:
What was the biggest financial blow of 2010-11?
What are your biggest expectations from budget 2011-2012?
Here is what our respondents had to say...