By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi has convened an all-party meeting on January 31, which will be held virtually, ahead of the Budget on February 1.
"It is my pleasure to invite you for a meeting of floor leaders of political parties in Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha to discuss important issues and legislative business in the ensuing Budget Session of the Parliament," said Joshi in a letter accessed by ANI.
"I would seek your cooperation to ensure smooth functioning of both Houses. The meeting shall be held in virtual mode on January 31, 2022, at 3.00 p.m. Link for the meeting will be shared with you in due course," the Parliamentary Affairs Minister added in the letter.
He further said, "I shall be looking forward to your participation and request you to kindly make it convenient to attend the meeting."The budget session of Parliament Part 1 will begin from January 31 and will continue to February 11. The Budget will be presented on February 1 in Lok Sabha. The budget session of Part 2 will begin from 14 March and continue till 8th April.
The budget session of Parliament will function in two shifts. In the first shift, Rajya Sabha will function from 10 am to 3 pm and Lok Sabha will function from 4 pm to 9 pm except for Budget day 1 February. On Budget day Lok Sabha will function from 11 am. (ANI)