Parliament adjourned till March 9

New Delhi, Feb 9: Both houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till March 9, 2017, marking the end of the first-half of the Budget session. The Budget session began on January 31, with President Prab Mukherjee addressing the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament. The Railway Budget, merged with the General Budget for the first time in the history of Independent India, was presented on February 1. The Lok Sabha concluded the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President for his Address on Tuesday, with Prime Minister rendra modi replying to the debate. The Rajya Sabha completed the discussion a day later. Discussion on the General Budget was going on in both houses when they were adjourned as scheduled till March 9. (IANS)