Raipur, Feb 7 (PTI) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will present the first Budget of his government Friday.

“The second phase of the first session of the fifth Chhattisgarh Assembly will commence from February 8 and is scheduled to be held till March 8,” Speaker Charandas Mahant said at a press conference here Thursday.

The first phase of the session had begun on January 4.

On Friday, Chief Minister Baghel, who also holds finance portfolio,will present the Budget for 2019-20, he added.

On February 11 and 12, general discussion will be held on the budget while discussion on demand proposals will be held from February 13 to March 6, he added.

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