BJP calls it 'Rae Bareli Budget'; SP, BSP unhappy

Sushma Swaraj

"The poor and middle classes will not benefit much from it.... Fare has been hiked through backdoor," she said, a charge echoed by the Left parties which claimed that the Rail Minister had camouflaged the hike.

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said the Budget will have cascading effect on prices and "no of its plans are likely to fructify".

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