Minutes after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and said that the middle class will progress with this budget.
He also ensured that the development work will expedite even more and the tax structure will simplify and infrastructure will modernise.
“The budget for a New India has a roadmap to transform the agriculture sector of the country, this budget is one of hope,” Modi added.
Home Minister Amit Shah said, “Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented a Budget for New India which lays foundation of inclusive and progressive nation, whose rise is powered by hard work of 130 crore Indians. Budget gives wings to India’s farmers, youth, women and poor to fulfil dreams.”