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Budget presentation on March 14, session till 29

Hyderabad: Business Advisory Committee of the Telangana Legislature today decided to conduct the Budget session of Assembly for 16 days till March 29 barring five holidays.
Chaired by Speaker S Madhusudana Chary, the BAC meeting in the presence of Leader of the House K Chandrasekhara Rao has decided to conduct the session for 16 days as against the previous decision of conduct the same for 18 working days. As per the BAC, the budget session will continue to meet on March 12 and 13 to discuss Motion of Thanks to Governor’s address to the joint session of the legislature.
As Finance Minister Etala Rajender will present the Budget to the House on March 14, it was also decided to give a holiday on March 15 paving the way for the members to go through the details of proposals and allocations. The House will function as usual on the rest of the days except the following three days March 23, 24 and 25. Since March 23 is being Holi festival the BAC decided to give holidays for three days continuously till March 25 (Good Friday). The BAC may meet on March 29 to decide whether to continue the session for two to three days till the end of the month.
Deputy Speaker Padma Devender Reddy, Legislature Affairs Minister T Harish Rao, Congress floor leader K Jana Reddy, Chinna Reddy, BJP floor leader Dr K Lakshman, MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi, Left parties’ leaders Ravindra Kumar, S Rajaiah, YSRCP leader P Venkateswarlu and Telugu Desam (TS) leader S Venkata Veeraiah were those who attended the BAC meeting. (NSS)