Budget 2021: B40 families grateful for additional financial assistance


Allowances for children from B40 families have been increased in the Budget. Photo: Unicef

Families in the B40 bracket are grateful for the additional financial provisions provided in Budget 2021, which was tabled today.

Lorry driver A. Maniam, 53, and housewife Rathiga Balamurugan, 46, from Kuala Lumpur, are happy that the Budget has taken consideration of the B40 community’s needs. The couple have five children, aged 15 to 25, two who are still in (secondary) school and one in college. Their two older children are working but one of them lost their job during the MCO.

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