Lot of repetition, rambling: Rahul Gandhi slams Budget 2020 | India News
“The main issue the country facing is unemployment. I didn’t see any strategic idea that would help our youth get the jobs. I saw tactical stuff but no central idea. It describes the government well, lot of repetition, rambling — it is the mindset of governmentt, all talk, but nothing happening,” he told reporters.
Reacting to the Budget, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that it did nothing to alleviate “people’s miseries”.
“Just platitudes & slogans. Nothing substantial to alleviate peoples’ misery, the growing unemployment, rural wage crash, farmers’ distress suicides and galloping prices,” he tweeted.
The Trinamool Congress on Saturday slammed the Union Budget over removal of tax exemptions and questioned such a move in a country with no social security.
“Tax cut ki goli mat do (don’t lie about tax cuts). Read the fine print on the so-called IT cuts. Govt removes incentives to ‘save’ in a nation where there is no social security,” TMC’s national spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’ Brien tweeted.
He said “70/100 tax exemptions withdrawn. Exemptions were given as incentive to save money in PPF, LIC, Health insurance etc”.
Delhi chief minister said that the Budget speech left him disappointed. “Delhi had high expectations from Budget, but step-motherly treatment meted out to it again,” he tweeted.
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