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Vasundhara Raje to present annual budget tomorrow


Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is also holding Finance Ministry, will present the annual budget of the state for the fiscal year 2015-16 tomorrow.Chief Minister Raje will make presentation of the budget for FY 2015-16 in the House tomorrow at 1100 hrs, Chief Whip K L Gurjar told. When asked will Raje be able to present the budget as she was down with fever today, Gurjar said, “The God will keep her fit and she will present the full budget..nothing to worry”. Raje who is having her birthday today was down with fever and not meeting public to receive their wishes, according to a CMO spokesman.

In the aftermath of suspension of 8 Congress MLAs from the House on March 3 for the remaining period of the on-going session by the Speaker, Leader of Opposition (Congress) Rameswhar Dudi said the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) will meet tomorrow at 9 am at PCC to decide whether the remaining 16 party MLAs would attend the budget presentation by Raje or not. The MLAs were suspended after a proposal moved by government chief whip was passed by the House.

Earlier, Dudi had said that Congress decided on the very day of suspension that no MLA would attend the budget presentation. At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured on March 3 when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to ‘gherao’the Assembly to protest against Centre’s ordinance on land acquisition Act.