New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded on Saturday in the Lok Sabha on the General Budget (Budget 2021). During this, he informed that since the commencement of PM Kisan Samman Yojana, 1.15 lakh crores have been transferred to the bank accounts of 10.75 crore farmers.
Rahul Gandhi tell what is lacking in-laws
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, ‘I thought that by removing a section of the agricultural laws, Rahul Gandhi will say in Parliament that because of this the farmers are going to be harmed, we will not support it. By doing this, one of these three laws will tell such a clause which is against the farmers but it did not happen. She further said that Rahul Gandhi should explain what is lacking in agricultural laws?
Rahul Gandhi’s answer to our two statements
During her speech, the Finance Minister responded to two statements of Rahul Gandhi’s Hum Do Ham. She said, ‘In one-party government,’ son-in-law ‘got land in many states (Rajasthan, Haryana). I can give you the details of this. Actually, we are our two. We are the two people overseeing the party. The remaining two people (daughter and son-in-law) will see other things, but our party does not do this. PM Swanidhi Yojana is its trailer. Under the PM Svanidhi scheme, small traders were helped.
Why Congress took U-turn on agricultural laws: Sitharaman
The Finance Minister said, ‘Why did the Congress support agricultural laws earlier and now it has changed. The Congress, which gave such knowledge to farmers, used to win elections in many states that we will give agricultural loans, but this did not apply in Madhya Pradesh. Congress took votes and misled the farmers. He further said, ‘Congress did not waive debts in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Congress was expected to state on this but did not. It was expected that the Congress government in Punjab would provide some relief to the farmers on the subject of Congress stubble, but it did not.
Budget is based on policies: Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while replying to the discussion on the budget in the Lok Sabha, said, ‘This budget is based on policies. We opened up the economy and made many reforms. BJP continuously believed in the strength of India, Indian business and economy. It has been going on since Jan Sangh. We gave the respect that the Indian enterprise deserved.’
Budget will make the country self-reliant: Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman said, ‘The steps taken in the Union Budget are to make the country self-reliant. Despite the challenges of the epidemic, the government has pushed reforms to achieve the country’s long-term goals. The reforms that have been done will pave the way for India to become the top economy in the world.’