As Parliament will hold its Budget session after 17th Lok Sabha elections from 17 June onwards, before Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday conducted an all party meeting to chalk out the strategies of smooth running of the session.
After the meeting, another meeting took place of National Democratic Alliance (NDA). BJP parliamentary party executive committee meeting is also scheduled to be held Sunday evening.
Among those who arrived for the all the party meeting were Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi and leader of BJP in Rajya Sabha Thawar Chand Gehlot.Other leaders cutting across party lines such as — V Vijayasai Reddy of YSRCP, Derek O’Brien of TMC, Farooq Abdullah of National Conference, NCP’s Supriya Sule, Anupriya Patel of Apna Dal (Sonelal), AAP’s Sanjay Singh and Jayadev Galla of TDP, arrived for the meeting convened by the government.
On Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had held a pre-budget consultation meeting with leading economists ahead of the forthcoming general Budget 2019-20.