Bengaluru, Feb 25: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his ministry's budget for the second time in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Feb 26.
"Railways to increase lower berth quota for senior citizens by 50 per cent" Prabhu said in his speech among other initiatives.Let's take a look at how Twitteratti reacted over this fiscal year's railway budget.
#RailBudget2016 Excellent budget.Focus on convenience of passengers & cleanliness.Faster Trains, customer service. Excellent! Excellent !— Varun Singh (@varunsingh83) February 25, 2016
The #RailBudget2016 on first look is a fantastic reform budget, taking on from last years' one. Full throttle ahead!!— vadakkus (@vadakkus) February 25, 2016
No hike in fares— Ramrao Kulkarni (@RamraoKP_) February 25, 2016
This is pro public budget, special facilities r provided in train 4 womens , senior citizens & kids #RailBudget2016
Citizen idea on MyGov that has made an impact on #RailBudget2016: A dedicated train with fully unreserved coaches to be introduced.— MyGovIndia (@mygovindia) February 25, 2016
#RailBudget2016:-— Rahul Choudhary (@RahulCh13765911) February 25, 2016
* Antyodaya Express for unreserved pasenger super fast service.
* Tejas- will showcase future train travelin India(1/1)
From introducing Antyodaya Express & Deen Dayalu coaches to no hike in fares, #RailBudget2016 caters to the expectations of the common man.— Anandiben Patel (@anandibenpatel) February 25, 2016
However, there are some who didn't like Railway Budget too much. Here are those tweets:
Which are these new trains that have been introduced? They have only given their unique names & not d source & destination. #RailBudget2016— Rohit Pandey (@mniROHIT) February 25, 2016
admk MP`s should question y in #RailBudget2016 entire coastal belt of TN is neglected - earlier same happened for TN ?— S.Ranganathan (@rangats) February 25, 2016
#RailBudget2016 thums down— Sujeet Singh (@sujeetkr31) February 25, 2016