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1st time: BAC suggests House sittings on Sat

1st time: BAC suggests House sittings on Sat
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NEW DELHI: The budget session of Delhi Assembly will begin with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's address on February 22 (Friday) and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will present the annual budget on February 26.

For the first time in Delhi Assembly Session, the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Delhi Assembly has recommended that the House sittings on Saturday to discuss the Motion of Thanks on the address of the Lieutenant Governor. On the same day, Deputy Chief Minister will also present the Status Report of Outcome Budget on Saturday.

It is pertinent to mention that Delhi Cabinet has approved budget session and that will convene from 22-28 February and Delhi Lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal will address the House on February and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will present the annual budget on February 26.

The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Delhi Assembly met Monday, under the chairmanship of Speaker Ram Niwas Goel, and took the decision, according to a Delhi Assembly secretariat statement.

"Being the first session of the year, Lieutenant Governor will address the Assembly at 11 AM on February 22. The formal sitting of the House will commence half-an-hour after the conclusion of the L-G's address," it said.

It is the first time in Assembly Session, the Business Advisory Committee specially recommended that the House to discuss the Motion of Thanks on the address of the Lieutenant Governor.

"Discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the Lieutenant Governor's address will be initiated by Minister of Development Gopal Rai on February 23," said in statement of Delhi Assembly Secretariat release.

The Deputy CM will also present the 'Status Report

of Outcome Budget 2018-2019 (as on 31.12.2018)' on the

same day.

The Economic Economic Survey of Delhi 2018-2019 will be presented by Sisodia on February 25. The annual budget will be presented on February 26.

The budget proposals will be discussed on February 27-28, before being considered and passed by the House.

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