Parliament Budget Session Live 2016 , The budget session of Parliament 2016 will starts from 23rd Feb 2016 onwards. The BJP-led NDA government wants to pass key bills in this budget session.
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But, the opposition is planning to raise issues like HCU scholar Rohith Vemula suicide, JNU row and Jat quota stir. Meanwhile, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has convened an all-party meeting on Tuesday seeking cooperation of political parties for smooth functioning of Parliament.
The Congress party has called for a meeting on Monday to finalise its strategy to be followed in budget session.
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It was decided to give 26 items ‘top priority’ as the ministries wanted them to be introduced and passed in the Budget session itself.
A total of 16 bills, including the GST Bill, Lokpal (Amendment) Bill, Factories (Amendment) Bill and the Anti-Hijacking Bill are pending in Parliament — five in Lok Sabha and 11 in Rajya Sabha.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with leaders of opposition parties on February 16, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will hold another all-party meeting on Monday to reach out to political rivals for smooth functioning of Parliament.
The session will commence on February 23 and will focus largely on the financial business of the government. The General Budget will be presented on February 29.
The first part of Budget session will end on March 16 and the second part will be convened from April 25 to May 13.
On February 16, the Prime Minister had reached out to the opposition by holding a meeting of leaders of major political parties.
In the first such exercise initiated by Modi against the backdrop of repeated stalling of Parliament sessions, he had sought their cooperation saying, “I am not the Prime Minister of BJP alone but the entire country.”
The Winter session had ended on December 23, leaving the GST Bill and a number of other measures in limbo.