'Do not be afraid of my questions': Rahul Gandhi attacks the Center again

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi On Monday he continued taking photos at the Center during the presentation and asked the finance minister not to be afraid of his questions.

In a tweet published in Hindi along with the clipping of a news article, the former president of Congress wrote: Minister of Finance (hee), do not fear my questions. I am asking this from the perspective of youth, to whom you have the responsibility to respond. The young people of India need work and you (finance minister) have failed miserably in that.

After digging with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday after the presentation of the Budget, Gandhi had posted an old video of the PM exercise, saying he tried his magical exercise routine a few more times, as the economy could begin.

He had described the budget as a hollow approach to government that was all talk and nothing concrete.

Our young people want jobs. Instead, they got the longest budget speech in parliamentary history that said absolutely nothing of consequences. PM and FM seemed to have absolutely no idea what to do next, Gandhi tweeted on Saturday.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced cuts in personal income tax, extended tax benefits for affordable housing and gave relief to businesses by paying dividends in the Budget for 2020-21, as the government sought to boost consumption to get the economy from the worst slowdown in 11 years.

The minister proposed increasing customs tariffs on a variety of products ranging from crockery and kitchen utensils, appliances to footwear, furniture, stationery and toys to give equal conditions to national companies and promote 'Make in India'.

By offering an optional lower income tax rate to individuals, Sitharaman in its 2020-21 Budget proposed new tax slabs of 15 percent and 25 percent, in addition to 10 percent, 20 percent and 30 percent. hundred existing. The new I-T slabs would be for people who do not have certain specific deductions or exemptions.

(With PTI tickets)