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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rahul Gandhi slams the Modi Government saying the budget is “Modi’s friend centric budget’.
  • “Betrayal for those who protect the country, said Rahul Gandhi.
  • The budget has nothing good to offer for the Jawans who are in the borders protecting the country.

Former President of the Congress party is leaving no stone unturned to criticize the Government over the Defense Budget. Recently, he denounced the Modi Government saying the budget benefits the bourgeois friends and betrayed the soldiers involved in protecting the Nation.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “Modi’s ‘friend’-centric budget means, no help for Soldiers who are fighting against China in odd circumstances. Betrayal for those who protect the country.”

The Congress leader said that the budget is completely focused on Government friendly capitalists and the budget has nothing to do with the goodwill of soldiers who are fighting at the border this winter to protect the country from the enemy.

On February 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in the Parliament. According to Budget 2021, Union approved only a marginal hike of around 1.4 percent to Rs 4.78 lakh crore for 2021-22 in the defense budget against last year’s allocation of Rs 4.71 lakh crore.

Earlier the Budget was slammed by the Indian National Congress, saying it was a “let down like never before”. The opposition party claimed that the Budget will unravel soon.

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