M Venkaiah Naidu, Om Birla call all-party meetings
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: In view of Budget Session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has called a meeting of leaders of all parties in the Upper House on 31st of this month. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is also expected to hold an all party meeting on 29th of this month. The meetings will be held to ensure smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament during the session.
The Government has also convened an all party meeting on 30th of this month to seek support of political parties to ensure smooth conduct of business in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
The Budget Session will begin on 29th of this month with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the Joint Sitting of both the Houses of Parliament.
The Union Budget will be presented on 1st of next month. In view of COVID-19 pandemic, the Rajya Sabha will function from 9 AM to 2 PM and Lok Sabha will function from 4 PM to 9 PM. The first part of the session will conclude on 15th February while the second part of the session will begin on 8th of March and will conclude on 8th April.