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Parliament adjourned till March 9

Both houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till March 9, 2017, marking the end of the first-half of the Budget session.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2017 19:31 IST
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Both houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till March 9, 2017.(PTI File)

Both houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till March 9, 2017, marking the end of the first-half of the Budget session.

The Budget session began on January 31, with President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the joint sitting of both houses.

The Railway Budget, merged with the General Budget for the first time in the history of Independent India, was presented on February 1.

The Lok Sabha concluded the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President for his Address on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi replying to the debate.

The Rajya Sabha completed the discussion a day later.

Discussion on the Budget was going on in both houses when they were adjourned as scheduled till March 9.

First Published: Feb 09, 2017 19:30 IST