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Budget Session begins today

With the customary speech of the Governor, the week-long Budget Session of the Tripura Assembly will begin from Friday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ratan Lal Nath said here on Thursday.

State Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki would address the session on the opening day, the Minister told

“Deputy Chief Minister (also Finance Minister) Jishnu Dev Varma will lay the budget for the upcoming 2019-20 on the second day of the session on Monday,” said Nath, who also holds the Law, Education and Other Backward Communities portfolio.


He said several important bills were likely to be submitted during the session, which would continue till March 1.

During the Budget Session, which will continue till March 1, a number of important bills would be tabled, informed parliamentary affairs minister Nath.

It has been reported that chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb-led BJP-IPFT government is likely to face a stormy session with the CPI(M) legislators getting ready to raise several vital issues.

Opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist legislators are expected to raise the issues of political violence, government jobs and crisis of school teachers, the report says.


Opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist legislators were expected to raise the issue of “political violence, government jobs and crisis of school teachers”.

“A severe crisis of food and rural jobs is putting the people in the rural, interior and tribal areas in a harsh distress condition while the state government remains inactive and busy with other non-serious issues,” Deputy Opposition Leader Badal Choudhury said.

This is the third session of the Tripura Assembly after the Bharatiya Janata Party-Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (BJP-IPFT) alliance came to power on March 9. The alliance trounced the CPI-M-led Left Front government in the February 2018 polls after two decades of rule.


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