Modi exam – Budget 2016: Narendra Modi passed with flying colours, Rajnath take on Mann ki Baat quip by PM

By: | Published: February 29, 2016 3:30 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hailed the Budget 2016 and said "if the budgets were like annual exams for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then I must say he has passed the exams with flying colours". Rajnath was reacting to Modi's comment on Sunday in his radio address Mann Ki Baat where he said: "I, too, have an exam tomorrow (Monday). Hundred and twenty five crore countrymen will take my exam."

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hailed the Budget 2016 and said “if the budgets were like annual exams for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then I must say he has passed the exams with flying colours”. Rajnath was reacting to Modi’s comment on Sunday in his radio address Mann Ki Baat where he said: “I, too, have an exam tomorrow (Monday). Hundred and twenty five crore countrymen will take my exam.”

Singh said the budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley “gives the government an opportunity to deepen the economic foundation and widen the infrastructure network of our country”.

The minister said the budget was “pro farmer, pro poor and pro reform”.

“It outlines the priorities of this government and the vision of Modi. Strengthening India’s rural economy and providing income security to the farmers have been given top priority in this year’s budget,” Singh said in a series of tweets.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Switch to Hindi Edition