Budget Session of sixth Delhi Legislative Assembly to commence from 22-28 February

  • The AAP government has decided to convene a seven-day Budget Session of the Delhi Assembly from 22 February

  • The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

  • In 2018, the Aam Aadmi Party government had presented a Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly

New Delhi: The AAP government on Tuesday decided to convene a seven-day Budget Session of the Delhi Assembly starting 22 February. According to an official statement, the decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

 Budget Session of sixth Delhi Legislative Assembly to commence from 22-28 February

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"The Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, recommended convening of the eighth session (Budget Session) of the sixth Delhi Legislative Assembly from 22-28 February, 2019," the government said in the statement.

In 2018, the Aam Aadmi Party government had presented a Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly, which laid emphasis on environment, health, education and water. This is the first "green budget" of the government for effective containment of pollution in the city, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia had said in the budget session of the Assembly in 2018.

Updated Date: Jan 29, 2019 23:55:33 IST