Union Budget is in favour of poor and farmers: CM Yogi
Lucknow: Welcoming the Union Budget, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that the budget is in favour of poor and farmers will also be benefited from the same.
Addressing a hurriedly called press conference, the Chief Minister said the Budget proposals were in line with the Bharatiya Janata Party's vision to provide houses to all by 2022 and to double the income of farmers when the country celebrates its 75th Independence Day.
He said it provided for setting up eight of the 24 new medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh, for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi deserves special praise.
Adityanath also praised the Budget for proposing free electricity connections to the poor and eight crore cooking-gas connections under the Ujjwala scheme.
"The budget is one which will take the economy forward, has a new vision for India's infrastructure and ensure comprehensive progress and prosperity for villages" he added.
"I want to thank the Prime Minister and Finance Minister of India for presenting such a historic budget which ticks almost every box," said Yogi Adityanath.
UP CM said that the budget will speed up the economy of India.