Odisha’s BJD strategies ahead of Budget session

Ahead of the upcoming budget session of the Parliament from January 31, BJD party’s Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members held a meeting at “Naveen Niwas” today led by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

BJD’s upcoming strategies are:

  • To demand the enumeration of OBCs like SCs & STs in the 2021 census
  • To object the notion of National Register of Citizens (NRC)
  • To accept NPR with amendments
  • To object the Column 13(2) of NPR form which seeks information on place of birth of an individual’s parents
  • To demand more allocation of fund to the state in the Railway sector that has been left pending
  • To demand compensation to state in the GST loss
  • To raise the issue of Polavaram and Mahanadi issues
  • To raise issues of hike in coal royalty & clean energy cess

It should be noted that the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the annual Union budget on February 1.

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