Before @FinMinIndia unveils #UnionBudget2021, @FightInequality alliance India's pre-budget survey provides insights into people's expectations from 24 states & UTs.
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Recognizing the imp role of frontline health workers & public health system during pandemic, overwhelming majority wants health insurance & social benefits to them. #बजट_बराबरी_का
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88% want an urban employment guarantee scheme, along the lines of MNREGS to be setup; for urban Muslims, the support for such a demand is even more overwhelming, at 96%. #बजट_बराबरी_का
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77% want expenditure on expensive projects such as the Central Vista and bullet train to be reduced for the duration of the pandemic. #बजट_बराबरी_का
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There is an overwhelming support to tax the rich & corporates who made profits during the pandemic. 78% respondents believe that a 2% COVID cess should be imposed on them.
#UnionBudget2021 #FightInequality @FightInequality #BudgetForEquality…
. @fia_india pre-budget survey also shows that citizens want govt to support the poor and not just the privileged. COVID recovery package shud spend more on health, education & free grains for all.
87% want a free COVID vaccine for all; figure rises to 93% for respondents from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as per @fia_india pre-budget survey.

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87% want universalization of PDS to give every individual the option to avail adequate free rations up to June 2021; for individuals whose household income is less than INR 20,000 per month, this figure is even higher, at 94%. #बजट_बराबरी_का
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The pandemic has intensified violence against women further. 97% want additional funding to strengthen support services for the prevention of gender-based violence.
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How #UnionBudget2021 cut off health, education & social sector financing while claiming otherwise!
When 84% households have reported reduction in income, the budget has provided subsidies, tax holidays & incentives to businesses & startups instead. #FightInequality
Despite govts all over the world imposing COVID tax & 78% people in @FightInequality supporting 2% COVID cess on the rich, the #Budget2021 failed to do so. Instead GoI has 80,000 crores shortfall to meet expenditure targets which will be met through private market borrowings!
All headlines speaking abt exponential increase in spending have to be read carefully. The overall #Budget2021 has increased only by 1 percent from the revised estimate of 2020-21 with cut in education budget.…
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Yesterday govt claimed in parliament that they are doing everything to provide education to the vulnerable.
Some insights from @OxfamIndia survey from five Indian states to assess state of schools during pandemic.…
80% of parents with children studying in government schools reported that education was “not delivered” during the lockdown. In Bihar, 100% of the parents interviewed voiced this view.

Only 8% have received cooked mid-day meals. Yesterday govt also confirmed in parliament that they have been unable to deliver mid-day meal but food security allowance & dry ration delivery is not great either.
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