Happiness, unhappiness mark CII budget reactions, a video story

Happiness, unhappiness mark CII budget reactions, a video story
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First Published: Fri, Feb 29 2008. 08 39 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Feb 29 2008. 08 39 PM IST
New Delhi: Observing that the reduction of excise duty to 12% on the two-wheeler sector would boost the ailing automotive industry, the Confederation of Indian Industry President Sunil Bharti Mittal gave a thumbs up to the final budget of the United Progressive Alliance government. But all did not have sweet words for Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. BPIAI President Samir Chopra calls it a “Robin Hood Budget” and compares the Finance Minister with the Wall of Indian cricket, Rahul Dravid, albeit on a negative note. He felt the minister blocked everything what the BPO industry had asked for. Here it is what they say:
CII echoes thoughts on Budget 2008
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First Published: Fri, Feb 29 2008. 08 39 PM IST