Bhubaneswar, Jan 19: The budget session of Odisha Legislative Assembly is set to commence on February 5, 2024, ahead of the crucial general elections. During this session, Finance Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh will present the vote-on-account or interim budget. The Assembly is scheduled to have seven working days, and the vote-on-account will cover the first four months of 2024-25 financial year..
Historically, the Odisha Assembly has faced disruptions despite having sufficient working days. The repeated interruptions leading to premature adjournments have been a concern . It remains uncertain as to whether the upcoming session will proceed smoothly or will be adjourned ahead of the schedule..
The first day of the Assembly, starting on February 5, will begin with the Governor's address.