NEW DELHI: Senior Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Centre for the Union Budget 2021 stating that the budget is for just one per cent of the inhabitants.
Speaking at a media briefing, he mentioned: “I had anticipated from the budget that authorities will present help to 99 per cent of India’s inhabitants. But this budget is that of the 1 per cent inhabitants.”
He additionally accussed the federal government of snatching cash away from the palms of the folks in small & medium industries, employees, farmers and defence forces and inserting it within the palms of 5-10 folks.
The former Congress president emphasised that India must put cash within the palms of the folks in an effort to restart its financial system. He mentioned that this is attainable solely via elevated consumption and never from the provision facet.
Taking a jibe on the Centre’s allocation to defence sector in budget 2021, Rahul Gandhi mentioned that the federal government has despatched a message to China that we cannot increase defence expenditure.
“China enters into India & grabs our land. What message do you give them? That we cannot enhance our defence expenditure. You raised it by Rs 3,000-4,000 crore. What message did you give? That you’ll be able to enter India & do no matter you need, we cannot help our defence forces,” he famous.
On farm legal guidelines, he questioned the federal government on why Delhi was being changed into a fortress and urged them to resolve the problem quickly.
“PM saying that supply is nonetheless on desk to postpone legal guidelines for 2 years. What does it imply? Either you consider that you want to get rid of the legal guidelines or you do not. I really feel this problem must be resolved as quickly as attainable & govt must hear as farmers aren’t going away,” he added.