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Four-day break for parliament due to Holi

New Delhi, Feb 26 (Calcutta Tube) Parliament will have a four-day break beginning Saturday due to the Holi festival (March 1).

Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will have no sitting on March 2.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Thursday informed Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar about the desire of members to have a break March 2. She took sense of the House which agreed to have a holiday.

In the Rajya Sabha, Deputy Chairman K. Rahman Khan said there would be no sitting March 2.

The budget session of parliament began Feb 22 and will continue till May 7. Parliament will adjourn March 16 and meet again from April 12 to enable the standing committees to consider the demands for grants of ministries.

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