ANI Photo | “Those giving assurances are traitors”: Aaditya Thackeray slams Shinde govt over Maharashtra budget 2023-24

Reacting over the assurances of Maha governmnet Shiv Sena Leader (UBT) leader Aaditya Thackeray on Thursday said that assurances have been given by the government in the state budget for the year 2023-24 but it needs to be seen ‘how many of them will be fulfilled’.
“Assurances have been given to all but the question is how many will be fulfilled. Those who are giving assurance today are traitors so how can they be trusted,” said Aaditya Thackeray.
“How much can you trust upon them? Assurances were given by the previous government during 2014-2019. How many of them were fulfilled,” he added.
The Maharashtra government presented the state budget for the year 2023-24 in the state assembly on Thursday, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described the state budget for the year as “historic and inclusive”.
Thackery also stated that the government has provided support to farmers so that they can stand on their own and have given tax benefits to women.

Deputy Chief Minister and state Finance Minister Devendra Fadnavis tabled the state budget in the Assembly here on Thursday.
According to CM Shinde, this budget is for all, including students, senior citizens, and women. He also announced that the Balasaheb Apla Hospital will offer free medical checkups and medicines, which had been previously halted by the previous government.
The chief minister further said that the budget has given development to all projects and that the government stands with farmers. He also noted that the restoration work of an old temple is being carried out and that the amount for the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule scheme has been increased to Rs 5 lakh. Furthermore, Rs 1,729 crore has been allocated for Mumbai’s development and all the roads in Mumbai will be made of concrete.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said, “this budget has provided everything, and the Opposition has nothing to say.”
Shinde highlighted the government’s efforts to provide support to various groups in society and carry out developmental projects. “The focus on farmers and women is noteworthy, and the allocation of funds for infrastructure development indicates the government’s commitment to overall progress,” he said.
In the state budget, the Shinde government announced an annual Rs 6,000 cash benefit to about 1.15 crore farmers. For the scheme. the state will outlay Rs 6,900 crore a year for the scheme. Further, farmers in 14 suicide-hit districts will be provided Rs 1,800 annually instead of grains distributed through PDS.
The state government made a proposition of Rs 39,000 crore for Metro rail projects in Nashik, Thane and Pimpri-Chinchwad.

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