New Delhi, July 9 : New railway budget fueled criticism from various parties here on Wednesday. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar condemned the budget saying that it did not indicate relief to people in terms of better facilities.

Communist party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan also ridiculed the budget saying that it has hit the common man like a bullet. “The rail budget should fulfill the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” said Anjan. Meanwhile, Samjwadi Party (SP) leader Rajendra Chaudhary said that BJP policies never favour the common man.

“Everybody has seen the rail budget. There is no relief for people in this budget. This is the starting, BJP’s government Policies have never been in favor of common man, they have always worked for the rich people. They showcase things and show false dreams to people. In starting, only they have raised fuel prices,” said Chaudhary.

Yesterday, Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda presented his maiden Railway Budge twhere he introduced a slew of reform measures to modernise Indian Railways.