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Centre convenes all party meeting ahead of interim Budget


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New Delhi: Ahead of interim Budget session, the Union Government on Tuesday convened a meeting with the floor leaders of political parties in both Houses at Parliament Library building here.

The budget session will begin tomorrow (January 31) and continue till February 9.

The meeting was attended by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal, Ministers of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal and V Muraleedharan.

Congress leaders Pramod Tiwari and K Suresh, TMC leaders Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, JD(U) leaders Ram Nath Thakur, DMK leader T R Baalu, MDMK leader Vaiko, CPI(M) leader P R Natarajan, Shiv Sena leader Rahul Shewale among the leaders present in the meeting.

The Budget session will begin with the address of President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her sixth and this government’s final budget on Thursday for the fiscal year 2024-25 before going to poll.

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