Mamata likely to reply to discussion on Railway budget today
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to reply to the general discussion on rail budget on Thursday in Lok Sabha.
The Railway budget is still under discussion in both houses of parliament. Mamata's fourth railway budget received mixed opinions from both the treasury and the opposition benches.
Mamata's proposal for special trains for women, concession for workers of unorganized sector, received a large applause from the UPA, but opposition parties criticized the railway budget for being West Bengal centric, and opposed any move to privatize the railway service.
The discussion also produced many suggestions from members on making railway journey safer. (ANI)