Union Budget 2020-21 aims for “development, growth and reforms”, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
on Friday, rejecting the Opposition’s allegations that the proposals were for the rich and “crony capitalists”.
“It has now become a sort of habit for some in the Opposition to constantly allege, in spite of what we are doing for the poor and the steps taken for helping the poor and needy of this country, a false narrative is created to accuse that this government works only for the rich,” she said in Rajya Sabha.
Congress leader P Chidambaram, a former finance minister, has called the Budget “for the rich and by the rich”.
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