Om Birla Tweet: People waiting for the new Parliament House will have to wait a little longer. This time the budget session will also be held in the existing Parliament House. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has given this information. He has informed that the new Parliament House is still under construction, so this time the budget session will be held in the old Parliament House only.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has made a tweet in which he has said, “The new Parliament House is still under construction. During the budget session, the Hon’ble President will address the members of both the Houses in the existing Parliament House. After this tweet by the Lok Sabha Speaker, it has become clear that this time the budget session will be held in the present Parliament.
Budget session claims to be held in the new Parliament House
Earlier it was claimed in the media reports that this time the budget session could be held in the new Parliament House. It was said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can present the budget 2023-2024 in the new Parliament House on 1 February. However, this tweet by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has put an end to these speculations. Foundation of new parliament PM Narendra Modi Posted in December 2020.
The New Parliament Building is still under construction. During Budget Session, the Hon’ble President will address Members of two Houses in the existing Parliament House Building.
Om Birla (@ombirlakota) January 20, 2023
Why is the budget session necessary?
Amidst all this, now the budget session is going to be held. The budget session becomes necessary because at this time the world is passing through the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. This war has affected the prices of essential commodities globally. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have also year 2023 warned of an impending recession.
Session will start from 31st January
The budget session of the Parliament will start from January 31, 2023, which will run till April 6. In the coming budget session, the functioning of the Parliament will continue for 66 days, although there will be a break in between as usual. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi had already informed about this but did not tell in which Parliament House the budget session would be held.