Budget Session Of Parliament Begins Today, To Have 27 Sittings Spread Over 66 Days
New Delhi, January 31 (TNA) Ahead of the parliament session which begins on Tuesday, a meeting was chaired by union defence minister Rajnath Singh with leaders of political parties on Monday in Parliament House Complex, New Delhi to discuss issues relating to ensuing Budget Session of Parliament, 2023. The meeting was called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi.
37 Leaders from 27 political parties out of total 46 political parties in Parliament were present in the meeting. Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs informed the leaders that the Budget Session, 2023 of Parliament will commence on Tuesday the 31st January, 2023 and subject to exigencies of Government Business, the session may conclude on Thursday, the 6th April, 2023.
During this period, both the Houses will be adjourned for recess on Monday, the 13th of February, 2023 to reassemble on Monday, the 13th of March, 2023 to enable the Standing Committees to examine the Demands for Grants of various Ministries/Departments and make their Reports thereon. The Session will provide a total of 27 sittings (10 sittings in first part and 17 sittings in second part) spread over a period of 66 days.
Joshi further stated that Session will mainly be devoted to the Financial Business relating to Union Budget for 2023-24 and discussion on the Motion of Thanks on President’s address. However, essential Legislative and other Business will also be taken up during the Session.