Speaker to meet leaders ahead of budget session

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 14:50 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In a bid to ensure smooth functioning of parliament in the coming budget session, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will meet leaders of political parties Wednesday.

"The speaker will meet the leaders of political parties," said a statement from her office Tuesday.

The government apprehends disruption of the budget session Feb 21 over issues like the chopper deal, price rise and hanging of Afzal Guru.

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