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Railway minister Suresh Prabhu's maiden budget on Thursday may have led to mixed reactions overall, but that did not stop BJP politicians from taking to Twitter in a big way to express their views.

The budget failed to muster investor confidence in the stocks of railway-related firms, and the stocks of companies associated with the Indian railways also plunged in the late afternoon trade session.

Even as he chose to remain silent on freight in his speech and said he will keep passenger tariff unchanged, Prabhu sought to hike goods rates on a host of items between 2.1 percent and 10 percent in his maiden budget, to garner 13.5 percent additional revenues on this count, reports IANS.

Here are some of the reactions on Twitter: