Budget 2022 Latest Update: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor quoted this budget appears to be further eroding the illusion of ‘achhe din’.
Several Opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, and Mamata Banerjee, criticized the government’s allocations shortly after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, 1 February. Also Read – Budget highlights: Natural farming, 2.37 lk cr MSP, Drones, Digital, Rural enterprise.
We are experiencing extremely high inflation, and there is no tax relief for the middle class. This Budget appears to be further eroding the illusion of ‘achhe din.’ ‘Now that India has turned 100, we’ll have to wait another 25 years for ‘acche din,’ Tharoor was quoted.
Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader, dubbed the budget a ‘Nothing Budget.’ ‘A damp squib, to say the least! There appears to be nothing in this Budget. It’s an extremely disappointing Budget.’ ‘When you listen to the speech, there is no mention of MGNREGA, defense, or any other immediate public priorities,’ he was quoted.
Pegasus spin Budget
Mamata Banerjee, the leader of the Trinamool Congress, stated, ‘The budget includes nothing for ordinary people who are being crushed by unemployment and inflation. The government is befuddled by big words that mean nothing – a Pegasus spin Budget.’
Salaried and Middle-Class People neglected
‘In the midst of a pandemic, widespread pay cuts, and crippling inflation, India’s salaried and middle class and poor hoped for relief. In terms of Direct Tax measures, the Finance Minister and Prime Minister have once again disappointed them. This is a betrayal of India’s salaried and middle-class citizens’ According to Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala.
The truth of Budget 2022 – ‘Nothing Budget’
• The poor’s pocket is empty, nothing,
• The employed’s pocket is empty, nothing,
• Middle-class pockets are empty, nothing;
• Farmer’s pockets are empty, nothing.
‘The youth’s hope is broken, nothing, nothing to increase consumption, nothing to promote small businesses, nothing,’ Surjewala tweeted in Hindi.’ Also Read – Budget 2022: country’s farm production exports hit new high of ₹3 Lcr -President