Chhattisgarh budget session to begin Monday

February 17th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin  


Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly’s 27-day budget session will begin Monday, and the state government is likely to table its budget for 2008-09 Feb 23. This will be the last budget of Chief Minister Raman Singh’s government as the assembly polls are due in November this year.

The fourteenth budget session of the second assembly of Chhattisgarh that came into being in 2000 will start with the customary address of Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan.

Raman Singh, who holds the additional portfolio of finance department, will present the annual budget for financial year 2008-09.

According to sources, the assembly secretariat has so far received more than 1,800 questions from legislators to be taken up during the session, which will conclude April 2. The members have also submitted over 100 call attention notices.

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