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Rajya Sabha session begins from tomorrow

Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The 235th Session of Rajya Sabha begins tomorrow to further take up the financial business as part of the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament.

The Upper House will have a total of 13 sittings, according to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat. Beginning on April 23, the session is scheduled to continue till May 13, subject to the contingencies of government business.

The 234th Session of Rajya Sabha, which constituted the first part of Budget Session was adjourned on March 20, and was subsequently prorogued on the recommendation of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.

Discussion on the Demands for Grants of Railways and General Budget for 2015-16 and passing of relevant Appropriation and Financial Bills, besides discussion on working of five ministries, constitutes the main agenda for the 235th Session of Rajya Sabha.

Functioning of Ministries to be discussed are External Affairs, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Law & Justice, Social Justice & Empowerment, and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

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