Union Budget is for 'crorepatis', offers nothing to the poor and oppressed, says MK Stalin

CHENNAI: The chief on Sunday closed the 2020-21 Union Budget, calling it a declaration for crorepatis and offering nothing for the poor, oppressed and backward.

Yesterday we heard the minister of the Union presenting the Union Budget. It was a two and a half hour speech, but it consisted of nothing for the poor, oppressed and backward, but it was read as a declaration for crorepatis, said MK Stalin as he addressed a public demonstration. here.

It was read only for companies, nothing to benefit people. He spoke nothing about the well-being of the oppressed, the problem of unemployment was not discussed how to address it, but highlighted the public sector that was handed over to private actors. he said.

While presenting the Union budget in Parliament on Saturday, the Union finance minister proposed providing Rs 35.6 billion rupees for nutrition-related programs for the year 2020-21, also proposed a disbursement of around Rs 28.6 billion of rupees for programs that were specific to women, Rs 85,000 crore in 2020-21 for the welfare of (SC) and other overdue classes and Rs 53.700 crore for the Programmed Tribe (ST).