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Budget discussion likely to begin first in Rajya Sabha, 6th time in history

Departing from the usual practice, the discussion on Union Budget is likely to start first in Rajya Sabha. This is only for the sixth time Upper House will take up the discussion before the Lok Sabha

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds a case containing a tablet device, during the Budget Session of the Parliament
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds a case containing a tablet device, during the Budget Session of the Parliament

Departing from the usual practice, the discussion on on Wednesday is likely to start first in in the ongoing Parliament session. This is only for the sixth time ever that the Upper House will take up the discussion before the

Normally, discussion on General Budget is taken up first in But in 1955, 1959, 1963, 1965 and 2002, discussion on Budget commenced first in

The discussion on General Budget is listed after consideration of Major Ports Bill in Rajya Sabha, Wednesday. In Lok Sabha, it is listed after the ongoing discussion on Motion of Thanks on the President's address today.

The first part of the budget session will conclude on February 13. The Parliament will again meet on March 8 and the budget session will conclude on April 8.

Presenting the first-ever digital Union Budget, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier this month had said that India's fight against COVID-19 continues into 2021.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, February 10 2021. 09:44 IST
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