Lok Sabha speaker, Prime Minister to convene crucial meets ; ahead of Parl budget session

Parliament's budget session will be between 29 January and 9 February

Lok Sabha speaker, Prime Minister to convene crucial meets ; ahead of Parl budget session

With crucial budget session ahead, the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened a meeting of leaders of two Houses.

It need be mentioned that clashes between treasury and opposition benches is likely in budget session of the Parliament and thus a meeting has been called on Sunday to address the issues.

Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a similar sort of a meeting tomorrow in which the seniormost opposition leaders are expected to express their mind on pertinent issues.

The Parliament’s budget session will be between 29 January and 9 February during which the government will present the economic survey on 29 January followed by the Union Budget on 1 February.

The session will begin with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint sitting of members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

In his first such address to Parliament, Kovind is expected to outline the government’s thrust on development and empowerment of people, especially those from backward and weaker sections, official sources said.

The government is expected to give a fresh push for passage of the triple talaq legislation and a bill seeking constitutional status for the OBC commission during the session.

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