There was a time when people used to watch budget speech with keen interest. It used to make some sense and there was no concept of mini budget (ok ok, i have heard this from my parents). Now people can listen to budget speech but nobody can understand what it means. I was watching CNBC and Finance Minister was telling a panel that government has given 55 billion rupees subsidy for Bijli (power/electricty) and this and that. Sombody called and asked Mr. SoandSo, I like this 55 billion rupees thing but tell us if that means people of Pakistan will get cheap electricty now and prices will go down? The answer was, oh well that we have to check and ayen bayen shayen and there was no simple answer like a Yes/No. May be that clown should have said to the caller ‘no you fool, this is just to make you feel better’.

Anyways here are few cartoons that explain budget pretty well (Sources: The News and Pakistan Observer). Enjoy :)




2 Comments so far

  1. sara (unregistered) on June 9th, 2006 @ 3:09 am

    shoot all of em. i hate that bastard shauka!

  2. Shirazi (unregistered) on June 10th, 2006 @ 4:08 pm

    Absolutly incredible post!

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