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Opposition parties caution govt against going ahead with disinvestment amid pandemic

New Delhi, March 24: Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday urged the government not to go ahead with its ambitious disinvestment plan, saying it would not yield the desired results due to the coronavirus pandemic. Participating in a discussion on the Finance Bill 2021, NCP leader Praful Patel said that while disinvestment is a core theme of this Budget, the government should proceed cautiously on it, given the backdrop of the pandemic.The government on Monday budgeted Rs 1.75 lakh crore from stake sale in public sector companies and financial...
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