Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala laid into the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, hours after her speech in Parliament.
Surjewala took to Twitter to make his points, showed his dismay in his typical style, and calling it 'uninspiring' and 'directionless'. He accused it of failing to address rural growth, job crisis and other things. Here's his tweet which sums up his disapproval of the budget:
The Congress legislator also slammed the decision of cutting down on taxes for the corporate sector. He expressed his concern over the issues that an 'honest taxpayer' will suffer. Here's what Surjewala stated in his tweet:
Moving on, Surjewala unleashed a 'Betrayal of India's Youth' attack and listed some of the looming issues. Here's the tweet to sum it all up:
The Congress leader maintained his criticism in subsequent tweets. One of the tweets he posted said that the Gross Domestic (GDP) growth figures were exaggerated. Here's a tweet which shows Sujrewala's take on the numbers given by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman:
Pointing out to the Fiscal Deficit, Surjewala slammed the Budget over the fiscal deficit projection, calling it 'Skulduggery'. Here's the tweet: