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Budget Session 2022: Covid Rules To Be Implemented Again, President’s Address On January 31

Of these, a total of 915 tests were done by the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, out of which 271 cases found positive against coronavirus infection.

Updated: January 25, 2022 1:12 AM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

Budget Session 2022: Covid Rules To Be Implemented Again, President's Address On January 31
Budget Session

The Budget Session of the parliament will start from January 31 with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address. According to news agency ANI, COVID19 protocol will be implemented again in the Budget Session of the Parliament. Rajya Sabha proceedings will begin from 9 am and that of Lok Sabha from 4 pm. The new protocol will come into effect from February 2. President’s address to be presented on 31st January and Budget on February 1.

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Ahead of the Budget session, a total of 875 staff members have tested positive for Covid in the House so far, news agency ANI reported on Sunday. As many as 2,847 tests were conducted till January 20, out of which, 875 parliamentary staff members had tested positive, the report said.

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It is important to note that Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has also been tested positive for Covid in Hyderabad and said that he has isolated himself.

“The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu, who is in Hyderabad, tested COVID positive today. He has decided to remain in self-isolation for a week. He has advised all those who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested,” his office announced on Twitter.

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Published Date: January 24, 2022 9:47 PM IST

Updated Date: January 25, 2022 1:12 AM IST