PM lauds Mamata, says ‘Rail Budget’ a common man’s budget

February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, terming the Railway Budget 2011-2012 to be a common man’s budget, on Friday said no increase in freight rates and passenger fares would reduce inflation.

“It is a common man’s budget without increase in freight and passenger fares, thereby it will help to weaken cost push element of inflation. At the same time, Banerjee has taken care to increase investment in critical areas of infrastructure, which would supplement growth momentum of the economy,” said Dr. Singh.

“The Railway Minister has done a commendable job,” he added lauding Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee after she presented her third budget in the Parliament today. (ANI)

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