Food subsidy at Parliament canteen completely removed; conditional details of Parliament schedule
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla took a sensational decision announcing the new move. While addressing the media ahead of the forthcoming Budget session of Parliament scheduled to begin from January 29, the Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla said, food subsidy at Parliament canteen has been completely removed. He has announced the schedule of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. Om Birla said the Rajya Sabha would function from 9 am. to 2 pm. Lok Sabha will sit from 4 pm to 9 pm. He has made it clear that all MPs, their family members, including drivers and others, undergo the mandatory Covid-19 test and have to go through RT-PCR test before joining the Parliament session. He said the all-party meeting would be held before the Parliament session and added that farmers issues would be discussed in the Parliament.On the other hand, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the paperless budget(digital).