The meeting of all the parties in the Parliament begins, the leaders of the Congress were missing
On Monday morning, the party meeting convened by the government before the budget session of the Parliament began. The meeting at Parliament House was attended by Vice President Rajnath Singh, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Pralhad Joshi, Leader of Parliament, Piyush Goyal, MoS, Representative for Parliamentary Affairs, Arjuna, Ram Meghwal and V Muraleedharan. Complicated.
All the top leaders of opposition parties including DMK leader, TR, Balu, TMC leaders, Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, TRS leaders K Keshava Rao and Nama Nageswara Rao were present.
Other party leaders present include Vijayasai Reddy of YSR Congress, Farooq Abdullah of National Conference, Professor Manoj Jha of RJD, and Ram Nath Thakur of JDU. Shiv Sena (Uddhav Thackeray) was represented by Priyanka Chaturvedi.
Congress leaders were absent from the meeting, but government sources said both Mallikarjun Kharge and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury held out for the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra, which culminated in Srinagar today.
The All-Parties Meeting is a regular meeting held before the beginning of each session of parliament. The government seeks the cooperation of all parties in the meeting to ensure the smooth functioning of both houses of the parliament during the session.
The budget session of Parliament begins on January 31 with the address of the President of India to the joint session of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the Central Hall of Parliament.
The accounting report is also submitted to both chambers on the first day of the session.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget 2023-24 on February 1 in the Lok Sabha session. Later, the budget will be presented in the Rajya Sabha.
From Thursday, a debate on 'Thank you for the President's speech' will be held in both houses, after which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will respond in both Lok and Rajya Sabha.
This part of the budget session continues until February 13.
The second part of the budget session will begin after the break on March 13 and will continue until April 6. The demand for grants from various ministries is discussed and the union budget is approved. During this time, the government also takes care of other legislative activities.