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LS Speaker convenes all-party meeting ahead of Budget session

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will convene a meeting of leaders of all political parties on Wednesday ahead of the commencement of the Budget session of Parliament.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2009 01:37 PM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will convene a meeting of leaders of all political parties on Wednesday ahead of the commencement of the Budget session of Parliament.

This is the first such meeting convened by Kumar and the exercise is aimed at ensuring the smooth conduct of the over month-long session which will conclude on August seven.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister PK Bansal has also convened a meeting of chief whips of all political parties tomorrow for the purpose.

The Economic Survey would be presented in the Lok Sabha on July 2, the opening day, and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee would present the Rail Budget for 2009/10 on Friday.

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee would present the General Budget for 2009/10 on Monday.

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