In response to the Union Budget presented in Parliament on Monday, Gandhi also alleged that the government did not put money in the hands of the people in the situation created by COVID-19.
“Forget putting cash in the hands of people, Modi Govt plans to handover India’s assets to his crony capitalist friends,” Gandhi said in a tweet.
Forget putting cash in the hands of people, Modi Govt plans to handover India's assets to his crony capitalist friends.#Budget2021
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 1, 2021
The Congress leader had said earlier in the day that the government should support MSMEs, farmers and workers to generate employment. He also called for meticulous and increased defence in healthcare.
In the budget presented in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that it is the six pillars and goodness, material and financial capital, infrastructure, inclusive development for aspirational India, human capital, innovation and R&D and minimum government and maximum governance. Was focused on strengthening.