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Budget useful to poor, middle class: Kanna Lakshminarayana

Budget useful to poor, middle class: Kanna Lakshminarayana
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BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana welcomed interim Union Budget presented in Parliament on Friday and felt that this Budget will pave the way for rural development and useful to the farmers

Guntur: BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana welcomed interim Union Budget presented in Parliament on Friday and felt that this Budget will pave the way for rural development and useful to the farmers. He said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi government committed for the welfare of farmers that is why the Centre has taken steps to give Rs.2,000 per acre input subsidy to the farmers under Pradhana Mantri KisanSamman Scheme.

Kannasaid this budget is useful to all sections of the people. The Centre has hiked the Income Tax limit upto Rs.5-lakh and this is useful to the employees and middle class people. He reminded that the Centre has taken steps to give Rs. 3,000 per month pension to the workers working in the unorganised sector under the Pradhana Mantri Srama Yojana Scheme.

Welfare schemes introduced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Union Budget will beuseful to the poor and middle class people, he said and expressed confidence that the BJP government will come to power at the Centre for another term.

But senior MPRayapatiSambasiva Rao expressed dissatisfaction over interim Budget presented in the Parliament on Friday. In a separate statement, he said that the Central government did not mention about granting of separate railway zone to Andhra Pradesh, granting of Special Category Status toState and did not allot additional funds for the construction of Pulichntala Project.

He reminded that in spite of resource crunch, Chief Minister NChandrababu Naidu waived crop loans taken by the farmers and fulfilled his election promise. He said, to cover his failures, Modi announced assistance to the farmers and flayed that the Centre did not allot any special funds to AP.

Meanwhile, MP Galla Jayadev said that the Union Budget presented in the Parliament on Friday disappointed people of Andhra Pradesh and termed the Budget as election Budget introduced with an eye on vote bank. He criticised that due to demonetisation many industries were closed and workers lost employment.

He felt that the Centre did not allot any special funds for the development of Andhra Pradesh and disappointed the people of AP once again. He reminded that the Centre did not give special funds for Polavaram Project and not mentioned about granting of separate railway zone to State and flayed that the Modi government has failed to keep up his election promises. He said Narendra Modi given benefits to farmers with an eye on coming elections and for gaining a political mileage.

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