Nirmala Sitharaman to present her maiden Budget on July 5

India Today, May 31, 2019


  • The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will convene on June 17
  • The Union Budget will be presented on July 5
  • This will be first full Budget of Modi 2.0 government

Newly appointed finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full Budget for 2019-20 on July 5 in the Lok Sabha.

This will be first full Budget of Modi 2.0 government.

In view of the general elections, the interim Budget for the current fiscal was presented by the then finance minister Piyush Goyal.

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its first meeting has approved the summoning of the 17th Lok Sabha on June 17 (Monday) and subject to the exigencies of Government Business, the session will conclude on July 26 (Friday), an official statement said.

The Rajya Sabha will be convened on June 20 (Thursday) and subject to exigencies of government business, the session will conclude on July 26 (Friday), it said.

The first two days of the session will be devoted to swearing-in of the newly elected MPs while the Lok Sabha speaker will be elected on June 19.

The President will be requested to address both the Houses of Parliament assembled together in the Central Hall of Parliament on June 20 (Thursday), in term of article 87(1) of the Constitution, it said.

The economic survey will be tabled on July 4. The Union Budget for 2019-20 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on July 5 (Friday) at 11 am.

The first parliament session of 17th Lok Sabha session will have a total of 30 sittings.

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