23 January, New Delhi
Government has convened an all-party meeting on 30th of this month ahead of Budget Session of Parliament to seek opposition’s support for the smooth functioning of both the Houses.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has also called an all-party meeting on the same day in the evening.
The Budget session will start from 31st of this month with President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
General Budget will be presented on the 1st of February. The two houses will have a month long recess from 10th February to 8th March to enable the Standing Committees to consider the Demands for Grants of Ministries and Departments and prepare their Reports.