Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Sushil Modi hail Union Union 2020

PATNA: Bihar's chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy prime minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday he praised the budget of the Union. While Nitish said the Union Budget is positive and commendable, he said it would help create new jobs and increase the income of ordinary people.

“This budget is positive and commendable. It is in the interest of the common man and the farmers. The change in the income tax slab will provide relief to the middle class. The proposal to establish solar power plants on fallow and barren lands will strengthen the farmers' economy, said Nitish, who is also the head of JD (U), in a statement issued here.

Sushil Modi said: “Bihar's share increased in the central tax refund from 9,665% to 10,061%. As a result, Bihar will get an additional 15,000 crore in 2020-2021 as planned in the 2019-2020 Budget.

Sushil Modi thanked the Prime Minister even more Narendra Modi for accepting the recommendations of the 15th Finance Commission headed by N K Singh.

Live plus However, the opposition leader in the Bihar assembly and RJD senior described the Union Budget as directionless, saying he had no word on the state's special package.

“The Budget-2020 proves that Govt is clueless on revenue and employment generation, wealth creation and its distribution. Budget will reduce spending power of common man, increase disparity! Subsidies are getting reduced. Farmers and common man equally unhappy with it. ---- In this budget there are no words on special package, no new initiatives or projects for Bihar. We anticipated a lot for our state since there is a double engine government at helms. This Budget-2020 is a reflection of discriminatory intent of the Narendra Modi government towards Bihar, ”Tejashwi said while reacting over the Budget.