Sharad Yadav on Thursday said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi could not have presented his maiden budget without consulting PM Manmohan Singh.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who supported the hike in railway fares, Thursday said he would not mind being sacked for doing the right thing.
Criticising the hike in passenger
fare, former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav said it will put a burden on common people.
Congress backed the hike in rail fares in the railway budget saying it was "very minor" and necessary in view of the increase in fuel prices.
Left parties said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi`s announcements of completing the pending projects showed "gimmicks and a fraud" on the people.
Indian Railways will commemorate the 175th birth anniversary of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay by setting up a coaching terminal at his native place in West Bengal, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi announced in Rail Budget 2012-13.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai