Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lauds the interim budget on Friday
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lauds the interim budget on Friday

Independent India’s greatest-ever: Yogi on interim budget

ANI | Updated: Feb 01, 2019 14:37 IST

<p>Lucknow (<a href="/search?query=Uttar Pradesh">Uttar Pradesh</a>) [India], Feb 01 (ANI): <a href="/search?query=Uttar Pradesh">Uttar Pradesh</a> Chief Minister <a href="/search?query=Yogi Adityanath">Yogi Adityanath</a> on Friday said that the interim budget announced by the <a href="/search?query=<a href="/search?query=Narendra Modi">Narendra Modi</a>"><a href="/search?query=Narendra Modi">Narendra Modi</a></a>-led government is independent Indias greatest-ever, adding that it promised to fulfill the dreams of a new India.<br />The interim budget presented by the Prime Minister <a href="/search?query=<a href="/search?query=Narendra Modi">Narendra Modi</a>"><a href="/search?query=Narendra Modi">Narendra Modi</a></a>-led government is independent Indias greatest ever. The budget fulfills the dreams of India being the worlds biggest economy and a strong, self-dependent country. We are thankful to the Prime Minister, under whose tenure, in just four and a half years, the country has made incredible progress in a number of fields," Yogi told ANI. <br />Finance Minister <a href="/search?query=Piyush Goyal">Piyush Goyal</a> presented the budget in the Parliament earlier on Friday.<br />Yogi heaped praises on the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the new scheme entailing the payment of Rs 6,000 annually in three installments to each of the over 12 crore marginal farmers in the country.<br />The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is very admirable, I would like to congratulate the Prime Minister for the same, Yogi said.<br />He further said that the Prime Minister has responded to the appeal from the countrys middle class to raise the slab for taxable income.<br />This will be a big relief for over three crore people from the poor and middle class. The move to exempt traders with incomes up to Rs 40 lakh from the <a href="/search?query=GST">GST</a>, the 26-month maternity leave for women, this budget addresses every issue faced by every section of the society and will take the Indian economy to new heights, Yogi said.<br />In reply to questions regarding the perception that the interim budget is an election tool, Yogi said, Modi ji has always focused on designing schemes that help every section of society without any discrimination, that our schemes are not restricted by politics. Whatever he has said, he has done in the five budgets, this budget will fulfill the dreams of a new India, we welcome it and congratulate the Prime Minister for the same.  (ANI)<br /></p>
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