All eyes on India inflation data as elections approach
14 March 2014 Last updated at 00:28 GMT
India is just weeks away from national elections.
As in prior votes, the economy is set to play a key role - and the government is under pressure to make sure growth is on track.
Later on Friday, the latest indicator of the cost of living will be revealed when the wholesale inflation figure for February is released.
As Yogita Limaye reports from Mumbai, the data will be closely-watched.