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UP Assembly:Monsoon session from Aug 17

Lucknow: The monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly will commence from August 17 with supplementary budget to be tabled on August 20, officials said here on Saturday.

The brief session of five sittings uptill August 24, is all set to witness uproar over different issues from the members of the opposition parties including Samajwadi Party.

This is likely to be the last session before the crucial 2022 Assembly polls early next year, hence the supplementary budget grants would be Rs 15,000 crores or more to meet the funds required for development projects and other needs.

However before the Assembly polls, the legislature would be summoned for a day or two to pass the vote on accounts for the first quarter of the next fiscal.

The last session of both the Houses of the state legislature was convened on February 18 and it ended on March 4 after passage of the budget for 2021-22. Thereafter, both the Houses were also prorogued with effect from March 30.

According to officials, on the opening day, August 17, condolences would be taken up. On the next day, legislature work would be done while on August 19, there will be no sitting due to Moharram.

On August 20, the first supplementary budget would be tabled by state finance minister Suresh Kumar Khanna.

On August 21 and 22 there will be no sittings due to Saturday and Sunday, while on August 23 legislation work would be taken up and on August 24 approval of the supplementary budget would be done.

During the session, at least five Ordinances would be tabled in the House for which fresh Bills will be moved.


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