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PM to chair floor leaders’ meet on January 30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi   | Photo Credit: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting of floor leaders in Parliament on January 30, a day after the first part of the Budget session of Parliament commences. While it is customary for such a meeting to be held before the session begins for the government to put forward its legislative agenda for the session and discuss with the Opposition the issues to be taken up for debate, this time around it will be held a day after the session commences.

“The meeting will be held on January 30 where the government will present its legislative agenda for the session and also listen to what the Opposition leaders would like to discuss,” said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi. He said invitations were being sent out for the virtual meet.

The first part of the session will commence on January 29 and end on February 15 with the second part commencing on March 8 to continue till April 8. The Budget will be presented on February 1.

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