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Delhi Budget: City BJP unit chief holds high hopes from Jaitley.

New Delhi, July 18 ( ANI ): The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit, Satish Upadhyay, on Friday expressed hope that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting Delhi Budget, would take steps to end the problems of the national capital's residents.

"I thank the finance minister that he gave 200 crores for electricity and water problems in Delhi. Today, Delhi budget will be presented, and hence, we want the central government to give all facilities to the poor people. We want to give all facilities like water and electricity to all poor people in Delhi, and would like to see the people of this city come out from these problems," Upadhyay said.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Budget for NCT of Delhi for the Financial Year 2014-15 in Parliament today.

As Delhi Assembly is kept under suspended animation and President's Rule is in force, therefore, the Budget is being presented by the Union Finance Minister.

In the union budget, Jaitley had allocated Rs 700 crore to Delhi to help overcome the problem of power transmission and water distribution system.

Jaitley had proposed Rs 500 crore for reform in the water sector while Rs 200 crore has been set aside for reform in the power sector. ( ANI )

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