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“There is some problem with Rajasthan…they’re reading last year’s budget,” Sitharaman targets Ashok Gehlot in Lok Sabha

New Delhi [India], February 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday took potshots at Congress and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over his price range gaffe saying that final yr’s price range was learn within the state meeting.

Sitharaman, who replied to the controversy on the Union Budget 2023-24, hit again at Congress over corruption allegations in opposition to the federal government, saying “clean your mouth with dettol”.

“There is some problem with Rajasthan, they’re reading last year’s budget this year. I pray to God that nobody should make such a mistake but today it happened and so I have to mention it,” Sitharaman mentioned.

In a goof-up, Gehlot learn elements from the earlier price range originally of his speech. BJP members protested within the Assembly resulting in the adjournment. They requested if the price range had been leaked.

After the proceedings resumed, Gehlot apologised for the error.

“I feel sorry, what happened was by mistake. You (Opposition) can point out only if there’s a difference between what’s written in the budget in my hand and its copies were given to the House members. If a page was added to my budget copy by mistake, how does the matter of leaking of budget arise?” he requested.

BJP chief Vasundhara Raje hit out at Gehlot. “It seems to have happened first in history. How can a person miss to cross-check such an important document?”Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh additionally slammed the Rajasthan Chief Minister.

“Gehlot ji remains very careless, campaigned for this year’s budget and started reading the old budget! The public was thinking of a light of relief in the darkness spread by misrule, here the Chief Minister’s light went off. Don’t know, laugh or cry!” he mentioned. (ANI)