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Budget session 2021 of Parliament begins with President's address
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This year's Budget
session of Parliament is set to be stormy with around 18 opposition parties
announcing their decision to corner the Central Government and boycott Prez
Kovind's speech, in solidarity with the protesting farmers against the three
new farm laws



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The
crucial Budget session of
Parliament is set to begin on Friday as per the coronavirus-induced physical
distancing norms. The Union Budget 2021 will be presented in parliament on 1
February.



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The
session will begin with President Ram Nath Kovind's address at 11.00 am to
members of both the Houses seated in three different locations for the first
time in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.



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The
Budget session has begun with President’s address followed by the presentation
of the Economic Survey 2020-21.



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This
year's Budget session of Parliament is set to be stormy with as many as 18
opposition parties announcing their decision to corner the government and
boycott President Kovind's address, in solidarity with the farmers protesting
against the three new farm laws.



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As
per reports, the opposition parties will stay away from the Presidential address
this year. The session is likely to witness chaotic scenes, with Congress and
17 others, set to corner the government on issues like recession, jobs,
handling of coronavirus crisis, Ladakh border row, and the WhatsApp chat leaks
of journalist Arnab Goswami, reports news agency PTI.



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The
Budget session of Parliament will be conducted in two phases as per Covid-19
protocols. The first part will begin today with the President's address and end
on 15 February. The second part will run from 8 March to 8 April.



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Rajya
Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has taken a coronavirus test ahead of the
Budget session. Members of Parliament have also been requested to undergo an
RT-PCR test against coronavirus before the start of the Budget session.



In this year's Budget, the government will boost spending to
reboot India's economy, which has been hit hard due to the ongoing coronavirus
pandemic and is projected to contract the most since 1952, as per a Bloomberg report.

Posted on Jan 29, 2021 | Source: https://www.livemint.com/

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