Union Budget on February 1, Session Begins on January 29

File Picture Courtesy : The Asian Age

File Picture Courtesy : The Asian Age

The Budget session of Parliament will commence from January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommended according to a PTI report.

This will be the fifth consecutive budget by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. It will also be the last of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi BJP led government before the next Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

President Ramnath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses on January 29 and the Economic Survey will be tabled on the same day, Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar said.

The first phase of the session will be from January 29 to February 9. After a recess, Parliament will meet again from March 5 to April 6, Kumar said.

The Recommendation of the session dates was made by the CCPA which met here. The Winter session of Parliament ended on Friday.

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