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Parliament Budget Session: Sitharaman Presents J&K Budget, Both Houses Adjourned

The second phase of this year's Budget Session began in the Parliament on Monday, 14 March.

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The second phase of this year's Budget Session began in Parliament on Monday, 14 March.

While the Centre's main agenda would be to get Parliament's approval to budgetary proposals during the session, Opposition is expected to pull up the government on issues such as the evacuation of Indian students stuck in war-hit Ukraine, unemployment, and employees provident fund interest rate reduction.

The session comes just days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won elections at Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in Punjab with a thumping majority.

Snapshot
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget for Jammu and Kashmir in the Lok Sabha

  • Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill has been listed for consideration and passing in the Lok Sabha

  • First phase of the Budget Session began on 29 January with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint sitting of both houses of the Parliament

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman had presented the Union Budget on 1 February

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Published: 14 Mar 2022, 9:43 AM IST
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