Budget 2019: Budget review by the politicians
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the budget was citizen-friendly and development-friendly. 'There is ease of living for people. Country is full of hope,' he said.
Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress spokesperson
'An utterly lacklustre, nondescript, uninspiring & directionless Budget 2019. Zero on Economic Revival. Zero on Rural Growth. Zero on Job Creation. Zero on Urban Rejuvenation. Can mundane jugglery of ‘acronyms’ pass off for vision for a ‘New India’?'
Union Minister Rajnath Singh
“The Union Budget 2019-20 is not an only farmer and industry-friendly, but it also addresses the concerns of the youth, women, middle class, poor, and the common man. This Budget would expedite India’s forward march towards progress and prosperity.”
The Budget has also paid special attention to strengthen healthcare and social care, employment generation and promote entrepreneurship among women.
The Budget has announced several policies and programmes to support India’s farmers, agriculture & rural infrastructure.
By assuring a pukka house and an LPG connection to every household by 2022 the Budget has reaffirmed the Prime Minister’s commitment to provide ease of living to the common man and also realize the dream of ‘New India’.
Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar
Welcoming the Union Budget, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the target to take the Indian economy to $5 trillion is worth appreciating. He also welcomed the Har Ghar Jal Yojana (tap water to every household) in the Budget.
Kiran Bedi, Puducherry Governor
“Union Budget will take the country towards greater transparency through greater use of technology + accountability. She makes the rich pay more while others remain undisturbed. All earlier development schemes and more are strengthened. It’s a bottom-up, inclusive budget.”