New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) The AAP government Tuesday decided to convene a seven-day Budget Session of the Delhi Assembly starting February 22. Also Read - Delhi High Court Allows Opening of Spas in National Capital with Appropriate Safe Guards

According to an official statement, the decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Also Read - Bird Flu: Delhi Bans Import of Processed Chicken From Outside, Efforts on to Contain Spread

“The Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, recommended convening of the eighth session (Budget Session) of the sixth Delhi Legislative Assembly from February 22-28, 2019,” the government said in the statement. Also Read - No Case of Bird Flu in Delhi Yet: Sisodia Directs Officials To Keep Close Watch on Poultry Birds

Last year, the Aam Aadmi Party government had presented a Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly, which laid emphasis on environment, health, education and water.

This is the first “green budget” of the government for effective containment of pollution in the city, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said in the budget session of the Assembly last year.

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