IN PHOTOS: Leaders across party lines attend first day of Maharashtra Budget session

The week-long Budget session of the state legislature started from Monday and will run until March 1. Pics/PTI and X @DevendraFadnavis

Updated On: 2024-02-26 03:09 PM IST

Compiled by : Devashri Bhujbal

Leaders across party lines were seen at the first day of the Maharashtra budget session

MLA across party lines, including Shiv Sena (UBT), Shiv Sena-Eknath Shinde faction, NCP-Ajit Pawar faction, Congress etc attended the first day of the Maharashtra state legislature budget session's first day

The Maharashtra government on Monday tabled supplementary demands of Rs 8,609 crore on the first day of the Budget session

State finance minister Ajit Pawar tabled the supplementary demands, which are additional funds sought by the government over the budgetary allocation, in the legislative assembly, followed by the council

As per the supplementary demand note, demands of Rs 2,210 crore were for financial assistance to farmers whose crops were destroyed due to the unseasonal showers, hailstorms and water scarcity

During the winter session in December last year, supplementary demands of Rs 55,520.77 crore were tabled in the state legislature and eventually cleared

The Maharashtra legislature on Monday also paid tributes to former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi who died last week

As the budget session commenced, both Houses of the legislature also paid tributes to BJP MLA Rajendra Patni, who passed away last week

The Budget session will run until March 1

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