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Sadananda Gowda presents Railway budget

Gowda tweeted, “Going to present my maiden budget... Hope we are able to meet public expectations.”

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda arrives at the Parliament for the presentation of BJP-led NDA government's maiden railway budget on Tuesday (July 8) in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Soon after his arrival, Gowda tweeted, “Going to present my maiden budget as a @RailMinIndia minister today. Hope we are able to meet public expectations.” (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Sadananda Gowda with MoS Manoj Sinha at the Parliament. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Gowda proposed battery operated cars for differently-abled at all major stations in the budget. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

The Railway minister also suggested prebooked ready to eat meals of top brands. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Passengers look at the camera as they await a train at a railway station in Jammu. (Source: AP)
“CCTVs to be used at stations for monitoring cleanliness at railway stations; third party inspections to be introduced,” said Gowda.

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Passengers walk at a platform at the Secunderabad railway station in Hyderabad. (Source: AP)
He added, “Foot overbridges, escalators and lifts at major railway stations through PPP.”

A woman looks out through the window of a train as it leaves a railway station in Jammu. (Source: AP)
The Railway Minister said that 4,000 women constables will be inducted to enhance onboard safety.

A snacks vendor crosses railway tracks with his bicycle even as a train approaches, behind, in Hyderabad. (Source: AP)
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi with Congress MP Shashi Tharoor at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Cabinet Minister Piyush Goyal with Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda along with his wife Datty Sadananda at their residence in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)