The budget session of the assembly in West Bengal has been extended due to the possibility of discussion and presentation of bills in many departments. The session will now run until February 21, and after a short break, it will continue from March 6 to March 13. The Speaker of the Assembly, Biman Banerjee, has confirmed this news, stating that the extension was necessary to cover all important topics and bills in the current session.
The Business Advisory Committee meeting held on Thursday discussed the schedule for the extended session, and the next meeting will be held on February 21. The upcoming secondary examination, which begins on February 23, will be taken into account while scheduling the sessions.
During this session, the state budget was presented on the 15th of February, and it is expected to be thoroughly discussed by the members of the Assembly. The opposition parties are expected to scrutinize the budget closely, and the ruling party will have to defend its financial decisions. This year's budget is expected to be a crucial one, as it will have a significant impact on the state's economy and development in the coming years.
Moreover, the extension of the session provides an opportunity to discuss and present bills on many departments, which may have been delayed or neglected in the past. The Assembly members will be able to discuss crucial issues such as healthcare, education, agriculture, and infrastructure development in greater detail. This extended session is an opportunity for the ruling party to demonstrate their commitment to the welfare of the state's citizens and address important issues that require immediate attention.