Vijayawada: As the Legislative Council passed the interim budget amid sharp criticism from the Opposition parties on Thursday, finance minister Buggana Rajendranath explained how the YSRC government simultaneously took care of the poor and carried out the state’s developmental works.
While replying to the debate on the interim budget, the finance minister focused attention more on what the government did in the past about five years. “We accorded top priority to education, health, employment and social security pensions,” he claimed and stressed that the state government implemented the YSRC manifesto in its true letter and spirit.
Referring to the recent review reports of the Union Government of India and the RBI, the finance minister said the Jagan-led government took up a resurvey of the land to rectify the lapses in the land records, for the benefit of the people. No other state did this since 1912, he claimed.
Drawing a comparison between the …