Karnataka Budget 2021 March 8 Highlights: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa presented his eighth State Budget at noon on Monday. The Chief Minister, who holds the finance portfolio, had already indicated that the effect of COVID-19 would be visible on the budget. “Amid the COVID-19 situation, we have to ensure development in all the districts across Karnataka. This time emphasis would be on women empowerment, tourism, agriculture and irrigation,’ the CM had said.
ಹಣಕಾಸು ಖಾತೆಯನ್ನೂ ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ @BSYBJP ರವರು ನಾಳೆ ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನ 12 ಗಂಟೆಗೆ 2021-22ನೇ ಸಾಲಿನ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಮುಂಗಡ ಪತ್ರವನ್ನು ಮಂಡಿಸಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
— CM of Karnataka (@CMofKarnataka) March 7, 2021
BS Yediyurappa is presenting the eighth budget in his political career and the third during his present term as Chief Minister since July 2019.
Opposition Party Congress leaders in the assembly protested by wearing black armbands during the budget presentation by the Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. Opposition party leader Siddaramaiah along with Congress MLA’s boycotted the budget after a few minutes of protest.