Parliament's budget session to begin from January 31, Union budget to be tabled on February 1
New Delhi : The budget session of Indian parliament has been scheduled to start from January 31 this year; the session will begin with the address by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. He will be addressing a joint sitting of both the houses before the union budget is presented.
Media reports suggest that like every year, the union budget will be presented on February 1 and there will be no changes despite growing number of coronavirus infection.
"The Union Budget for 2022-23 will be laid in the Rajya Sabha after its presentation in Lok Sabha oh Tuesday, February 1 at 11:00 AM", a letter by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs said, according to ANI.
The Budget session will take place in two parts. The first part will begin on January 31, 2022, and end on February 11, 2022. The second phase will begin on March 14, 2022, and conclude on April 8, 2022. According to the report, there will be no session on March 18, 2022, on the occasion of Holi.
Recently, more than 400 Parliament staff had tested positive for coronavirus.