New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package, the Congress said that the promise should not be a hollow one.
“Sincerely hope Rs 20 Lac Crore Package is not scripted with same pen which was used to make following promises of Giving everyone ,15Lac ,Cleaning Maa Ganga, Bringing back black money in 100 days, Transforming Varanasi into Kyoto and Ending terrorism with demonetisation “said Jaiveer Shergill in a tweet.
Sincerely hope ₹20Lac CrorePackage is not scripted with same pen which was used to make following promises:
1. Giving everyone ₹15Lac
2. Cleaning Maa Ganga
3. Bringing back black money in 100 days
4. Transforming Varanasi into Kyoto
5. Ending terrorism with demonetisation
— Jaiveer Shergill (@JaiveerShergill) May 12, 2020
Prior to Prime Minister’s address Rahul Gandhi released a video and said “Bharat Mata is crying as her children’s are on road without food, government should send them home safely give money to them into their accounts and for employment a package for MSME sector should be announced.”
Modi on Tuesday announced a massive financial package to revive the country’s economy by announcing a total stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore, or 10 per cent of the country’s GDP.
This amount also includes the earlier packages announced by the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Addressing the nation for the third time during the lockdown, the Prime Minister said that it is now the time to make India self-reliant in every way.
Modi also talked about new infrastructure and systems for a quantum leap of growth.