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Punjab Cong to expose SAD-BJP govt: Bajwa

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 16:58

Moga: Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said the SAD-BJP government is misleading people by claiming that the state budget was tax free.

"The state government`s budget for 2013-14 was not tax free as declared by Punjab government.

"Rather the SAD-BJP government has imposed taxes to the tune of Rs 3,000 crore on people. We will expose the same by issuing a white paper in this regard," said Bajwa here.

Bajwa said he will soon meet Finance Minister P Chidambaram on state`s "weak" financial position and demand a special package for Punjab.

Bajwa was also critical of the increase in power tariff and said that the hike in electricity rates would put a financial burden of Rs 1,800 crore on the people.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 16:58
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