Budget Session 2021 likely to begin from January 29

Budget Session 2021 likely to begin from January 29

Union Budget 2021-22: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Tuesday recommended that the Parliament’s Budget Session 2021 will commence from January 29, a report stated.

According to the sources, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended that the first part of Budget Session 2021 be held from January 29 to February 15.

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Likewise, it has recommended that the second part of Budget session can be held from March 8 to April 8.

Meanwhile, the President Ram Nath Kovind is likely to address the customary joint sitting of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha on January 29, while the Union Budget 2021-22 will be presented on February 1.

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All COVID-19-related protocols will be followed during the Parliament session while both the Houses will meet each day for over 4 hours.

However, the final decision – on the start of Budget Session 2021 – will be taken by the Union Cabinet, which will meet on January 6 via video conference.

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It is pertinent to mention that there was a recent controversy after the government announced cancellation of Winter Session in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Therefore, the Opposition had slammed the government of running away from a discussion amid farmers protest as well as the coronavirus pandemic.

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