Parliament to meet from April 25

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New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Parliament will meet from April 25 to May 13 for a new session owing to prorogation of the two houses last month during the inter-session period.

A Lok Sabha press release said the eighth session of sixteenth Lok Sabha will commence on April 25.

“Subject to exigencies of government business, the session is likely to conclude on May 13,” the release said.

Rajya Sabha officials said that they had information of the house meeting from April 25 to May 13.

A separate parliament session had been necessitated after President Pranab Mukherjee prorogued the two houses following the central government deciding to go for an ordinance to facilitate government expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India for Uttarakhand after the state was placed under the President’s Rule last month.

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The session will would transact the remaining agenda of budget session that started on February 23. The first half of session had concluded on March 16 and the parliament was to meet for the second half of budget session from April 25 to May 13.

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