TDP calls Budget '18 a failure

ANI | Updated: Feb 02, 2018 15:38 IST

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 2 (ANI): The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), NDA's big ally, on Friday criticised that Union Budget 2018 that was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a day ago.

Speaking to ANI, TDP organising Secretary GSRK Prasad said, "It is a failure budget from the finance minister. The AP CM had already represented earlier the requirements for the state."

The TDP leader further said that the promises that were made are yet to be delivered. "As of the bifurcation promises and the reorganisation funding is also not allocated till now," said GSRK Prasad.

The TDP leader assured that although they are not happy with the Budget, they would continue the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

"Whatever may be the consequences we are continuing the alliance with BJP both at the centre and the state," said GSRK Prasad.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA Government presented the Union Budget for 2018-19 yesterday.

A new health insurance scheme for the poor, a slew of measures for the agriculture and rural sectors and some relief in income tax for the salaried class and senior citizens, were major announcements made by the Finance Minister in the last full budget before the general elections. (ANI)

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