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Non-Printing Of Budget Paper : Manish Tewari Slams Nirmala Sitharaman, Terms It Cheap Theatre

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Manish Tewari , Senior Congress leader and former I&B  minister has lashed out at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the decision not to print copies of the Union Budget is cheap theatre.

“Decision not to print copies Union Budget is cheap theatre. COVID-19 count stands at 10.5 million cases-11.57% of cases world wide, social distancing is non existent, mask wearing is the exception not the norm what will this tokenism achieve Nirmala Sitharaman?” Tewari the Lok Sabha MP tweeted.

According to media reports , for the first time ever, the Budget will be paperless this year in the view of COVID-19.

“Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry has decided not to print copies of the Budget 2021. The Budget will be typed and available for all as a soft copy, online,” sources said. India’s coronavirus tally reached 1,04,66,595 including 2,22,526 active cases and 10,092,909 recoveries.

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