Former Congress minister and MLC Paladugu Venkat Rao on Saturday hailed Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee’s Budget for 2012-13and said it would benefit the common man.
Talking to media persons at the Congress Legislature Party Office, he said that the Finance Minister did a wonderful job in presenting a populists budget despite political pressure. He said that the Finance Minister would have allotted more funds for implementing the Right to Education and Right to Food in the States.
Thanking Pranab Mukherjee for giving top priority for Agriculture and Defence sectors, he asked him to allot more funds for youth to enable them to compete at the global level.
Primary Education Minister S Sailajanath thanked the Finance Minister for allotting more funds for health, education, agriculture and defence sectors. He also hailed the Minister for proposing to give bicycle for Muslim girls studying in 10th class in rural areas. (INN)