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No Rajya Sabha sitting on March 17 due to Holika Dahan

By Jasleen Kaur -- March 14, 2022 5:18 pm -- Updated:March 14, 2022 5:18 pm

New Delhi, March 14: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday announced that the regular sitting of the Rajya Sabha will be cancelled on March 17 due to 'Chhoti Holi' or Holika Dahan.

With this announcement made during its proceedings, the Upper House will observe two official holidays on March 17 and March 18 on the occasion of Holi. Besides, the functioning of the Rajya Sabha House will not take place on March 19 and March 20 due to weekends. "Sitting of the Rajya Sabha will be cancelled on March 17 due to Chhoti Holi or Holika Dahan," said Naidu in the middle of Zero Hour.

No Rajya Sabha sitting on March 17 due to Holika Dahan

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Naidu made the announcement a few minutes after the House Assembled for the day at 11 am to resume the second part of the Budget Session, which is slated to conclude on April 8. The Budget Session started on January 31 and culminated on February 11 to take one month break.

No Rajya Sabha sitting on March 17 due to Holika Dahan

Earlier on Monday, Naidu offered obituary references with profound sorrow to the passing away of former Members of this House-- Nabin Chandra Buragohain, Rahul Bajaj, Prof DP Chattopadhyaya and Yadlapati Venkat Rao.

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No Rajya Sabha sitting on March 17 due to Holika Dahan

-PTC News

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