Eastern Times , New Delhi : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla chaired an All Party Meeting at the Parliament House Annexe Extension Building on the first day of the Budget Session today.
Later speaking to the media, Birla said that he has requested Leaders of Parties in Lok Sabha to respect the dignity of the House and sought their cooperation for the smooth conduct of the proceedings of the House.
Birla also said that he has requested Members to respect the dignity of the customary Presidential Address.
He further observed that Members represent the hopes and aspirations of the people and the floor of the House is the ideal forum to give voice to their concerns.
He assured that all Members will be given sufficient opportunity to express their views on all issues, including the matters related to the General Budget, as per the existing rules of the House.