Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultation with party functionaries
The BJP today expressed confidence that a pro-people Union budget will be presented next month as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today held pre-budget consultation with party functionaries.
She held four rounds of meetings with BJP leaders at the party headquarters in New Delhi, taking feedback for the budget.
BJP working president J P Nadda, general secretaries B L Santhosh, Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh were among those who attended the meeting.
Arun Singh said, the Finance Minister met various sections of the party for consultation and party is confident that a pro-people budget will be presented.
The four party meetings attended by Ms Sitharaman, included one each with BJP office-bearers, spokespersons, functionaries of various ‘morchas’ like those working with farmers, youth and women among others.
Mr Singh said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been running a government dedicated to people’s welfare. He said, this is the agenda of the government and that of the party as well.
The first budget in the second term of the Narendra Modi government will be presented on 1st February