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Last Updated : Sep 22, 2016 10:12 AM IST | Source: PTI

FM Jaitley takes dig at Rahul's demand for separate farm Budget

At a press briefing, Jaitley announced that the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to scrap nearly a century old practice of having a separate railway budget and merging it with general budget.


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mocked at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for demanding a separate budget presentation for agriculture saying why did the idea not come to him when UPA was in power.


At a press briefing, Jaitley announced that the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to scrap nearly a century old practice of having a separate railway budget and merging it with general budget.

When he was asked about Gandhi's demand for a separate budget for agriculture, he said, "Why did this thought not come to him in last 10 years.

First Published on Sep 22, 2016 09:36 am
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