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Trivedi would have consulted PM for sure: Sharad

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 14:13

New Delhi: Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Thursday said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi could not have presented his maiden budget without consulting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
"Dinesh Trivedi could not have presented rail budget without consulting the PM and (Congress president) Sonia Gandhi," Yadav said, after Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Banerjee complained that her party was not consulted over the fare hike announced by Trivendi in his rail budget and that she wants the new fares to be axed.

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, he added: "We want the government to go but we want the government to stay well till they stay."


First Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 14:13
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