Union Budget to be presented on February 1: Report
New Delhi : The Union Budget will be presented in the Parliament on February 1 this year, said a report, mentioning that the President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be addressing both the Upper and Lower House on January 29.
The Budget Session of Parliament will be held in two phases this year. The first phase of the session will begin on January 29 with President Kovind's address and end on February 15. The second phase will run from March 8 to April 8, sources said.
The decision has been taken in a meeting by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs or CCPA.
Seventeen members of the Lok Sabha and eight from the Upper House of parliament had tested positive in September last year, forcing the centre to curtail the monsoon session. Many MPs had contracted the virus in parliament despite strict anti-Covid measures.