The United National Party says the only fact observed through the budget presented today, is a justification of the injustice done to the people.
Speaking to NewsRadio, Deputy Leader of the UNP Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said people have been burdened with the rising cost of living brought about during the coronavirus pandemic.
He stressed that the people were expecting relief through the budget, but were let down.
MP Kariyawasam also the government of presenting an inefficient budget.
Meanwhile, the UNP earlier today staged a protest against the government and the 2022 budget.