Watch: Prez Kovind addresses House to mark start of Budget Session


The Budget Session of Parliament will start with the address of President Ramnath Kovind. The members of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will listen to the Presidential address from three separate locations in view of COVID-19.

Rajya Sabha Chairperson and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu had taken a COVID test earlier with other members of the House. The 1,200 officials of the Rajya Sabha secretariat too had taken the test and no one had turned positive.

The session will see the tabling of the Economic Survey. As many a s17 Opposition parties will boycott the President’s speech, in solidarity with the protesting farm unions.

Watch the live of the President’s address here.