Budget session of Parliament is starting today, opposition will create ruckus on these issues
Budget Session 2023: The budget session of the Parliament is going to start today. During the session, the government's priority will be to get approval on the motion of thanks to the President's address and the Finance Bill, while the opposition tries to corner the government.
The budget session of the Parliament is starting today. It will start with the address of President Draupadi Murmu. The President will address both Houses jointly. The central government will also present its economic survey on the same day. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the last full Union Budget of the Narendra Modi government on February 1. During the session, the government's priority will be to get approval on the motion of thanks to the President's address and the Finance Bill, while the opposition is trying to corner the government on nationwide caste-based issues like the Adani-Hindenburg controversy, the Economic Census and the Women's Reservation Bill.
This time the budget session is expected to be stormy. Because the opposition is trying to raise many issues. The list includes stocks of the Adani group and the controversial BBC documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots. Anyway, this will be the last full budget of the current government.
The major focus of the central government will be on getting the budget passed. The government can also make some important announcements in this budget. Meanwhile, in this session, which will last for about 27 days, the government can complete all its works, which it has already announced earlier. These may include several bills related to electoral reforms including the Higher Education Commission of India.
Today the Economic Survey will be presented at 11 am after the President's address. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the last full Union Budget of the Narendra Modi government before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on February 1. During the session, the government plans to bring about 36 bills, including four related to budgetary exercises.
Prahlad Joshi, in view of the budget session of the Parliament on Monday, an all-party meeting was organized under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. 37 leaders of 27 parties participated in this meeting and all the parties openly expressed their opinion on various subjects. In the meeting, the government said that it is fully ready to discuss all the subjects as per the rules.