This Budget will fulfill everyone's aspirations: PM Modi
Asserting that the agencies across the world have an optimistic opinion about the India economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Budget 2018 would aim at fulfilling hte aspirations of all sections of the society.
Addressing the media outside Parliament ahead of the Budget Session, Modi requested all political parties to pass the Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Even in the all party meeting yesterday, the BJP had urged the opposition to support the Triple Talaq Bill in the Upper House.
"I request all political parties to make Triple Talaq Bill pass in this Budget session of the Parliament," the Prime Minister said on Monday.
"India is on a growth path. All credit rating agencies have improved ratings for India..The world is optimistic about India. Agencies like World Bank & IMF have been giving an optimistic opinion of the country..Upcoming budget will fulfill everyone's aspirations," he added.
He said that system of parliamentary committees should discuss all aspects of the Budget and ensure that "rural India, farmers, Dalits, tribal communities and labourers" are benefitted from it.
The all-important Budget session 2018 is all set to start from Monday. The highlight of the session will be the presentation of the Union Budget 2018 by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday (February 1).
The Budget session of Parliament will be held from January 29 to April 6. The first phase will be held from January 29 to February 9 and the second phase from March 5 to April 6. The upcoming session will provide a total of 31 sittings of Parliament (eight sittings in the first phase and 23 sittings in the second phase) spread over a period of 68 days.
President Kovind's address to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will mark the beginning of the Budget Session 2018.