BJP Issues Whip To Its MPs Asking Them To Be Present In Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha On Tuesday
Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, speaks to members of the media at Parliament House during the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)  

BJP Issues Whip To Its MPs Asking Them To Be Present In Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha On Tuesday

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The Bharatiya Janata Party has issued a whip asking its members of parliament to be present in their respective houses on Tuesday when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to reply to discussions on the Union Budget in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Sitharaman is likely to speak in Lok Sabha first and then in Rajya Sabha.

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Discussions on the Union Budget, which was presented on Feb. 1, has been going on for the last few days in Parliament.

While opposition members have attacked the government over economic slowdown and "record-high" unemployment, treasury benches have lauded the Centre for various initiatives in the budget.

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