Slamming the budget, BJP's Delhi unit president Satish Upadhyay said AAP had talked a lot on budget expenses through Mohalla Sabhas dialogue and when the chance to implement came, only 0.65 percent budget expenditure, that is just Rs 253 crore, has been given for Swaraj Nidhi.

"This Delhi Budget is a gimmick. It is more or less a continuation of AAP election speeches," he said. Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly and Vijender Gupta cited be it the matter of Swaraj Nidhi or giving Rs 20 crore to the selected 11 constituencies, there is no clarification as to who would decide how this money is to be used.

The Congress said the whole budget has been made on 'unrealistic revenue forecasts'. Attacking the government over the WiFi project, it said sanctioning a mere Rs 50 crore for providing free internet in colleges and villages is like making a 'joke' of the promise made to the people of Delhi.

Upadhyay stated the allocation for free WiFi was to 'misguide' the youth. "Let Delhi government tell, can they give free WiFi in all schools, colleges and entire rural belt in just 50 crore?" Gupta asked.

However, AAP went all hammer and tongs on Twitter over the budget. "Revolutionary allocation for education in Delhi Budget. Education, health, transport, women security, WiFi, Swaraj, skilling, jobs, bijli, paani are focus areas of AAP govt budget #SwarajBudget," party leader Ashutosh tweeted.

"106 percent increase in education in Delhi government Budget! This is governance. This is AAP commitment to make Delhi knowledge hub. Education for all and quality education to every one," he said.

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