Likely to be held in March instead of February
Raipur:Unlike previous Budget Sessions, Budget 2022-23 will not be presented in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in February. Talking to media on Wednesday, Speaker Dr CharandasMahant said that the Corona situation has become a challenge for the state today and it is the priority of the government to overcome the battle against this pandemic. “I had discussion with the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel over Budget Session and we reached at a consensus to postpone the Session,” said Dr Mahant while answering to the queries of media.
Now, the Budget Session is expected to be held in March. However, Dr Mahant made it clear that any decision on holding the Budget Session in march, 2022 will be taken only after the review of the Corona situation. “We can wait for the Corona situation gets normal and then Budget Session can be held,” said Dr Mahant.
Dr Mahant said that Corona cases are spreading like wildfire across the state and state government cannot take risk calling Budget Session in such a situation.