Lucknow: The government led by CM Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh presented the budget for the financial year 2021-22 on 22 February. The UP government presented a budget of more than Rs 5 lakh 50 thousand crore. Assembly elections are due next year, the Yogi government has made several announcements to make the budget populist.
Former CM and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has criticized the budget of Yogi government of UP. Akhilesh tweeted on the budget presented by the Yogi Adityanath-led government. Former CM Akhilesh has said that farmers, laborers, youth, women and businessmen did not feel anything in the paperless budget. Everyone’s hands remain empty. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said that no one likes this farewell budget of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Former UP CM and opposition SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has also used the hashtag ‘Don’t Want BJP’ in this tweet.
Assembly elections are due in the state next year. This budget is considered to be the last budget of this tenure of the Yogi government. The Yogi government presented a paperless budget of more than Rs 5 lakh 50 thousand crore this time. This is the largest budget of UP till date. CM Yogi Adityanath had said that the budget has given a new flight to the hope, energy and new possibilities of UP amidst the tragedy of global epidemic corona.