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UP Assembly budget session to begin today

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Legislators of the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party are set to stage a protest in the Vidhan Bhavan premises in Lucknow just ahead of the Budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly beginning on Tuesday.

The Budget session will kickstart with the joint sitting of both the houses-the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council - here at 11 am with Governor Ram Naik addressing the joint sitting.

Chief Minister Adityanath led BJP government will present the budget for the year 2019-20 on February 7. Subsequently, the discussion on Budget will take place on four days beginning February 12.

The house will discuss the Governor's address on February 6- 8 and on February 11.

In the backdrop of forthcoming Lok Sabha polls the SP-BSP allied together to pose a formidable threat to the ruling BJP in the state and centre.

The Budget Session commencing today is expected to be stormy as the BJP led State government is presenting its budget for the year 2019-20 ahead of the Lok-Sabha polls.

The Session would discuss and put to vote from February 18 -22.

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First Published: Tue, February 05 2019. 09:42 IST