Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in Lok Sabha

Vastavam web: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha soon after President Pram Nath Kovind’s address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament.As soon as the House met for the first day of the Budget session, Secretary General Snehlata Shrivastava laid a copy of the President’s address.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers, Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, opposition leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sudip Bandopadhyay and Farooq Abdullah were among others present in the House.

Before the House was assembled, the prime Minister, accompanied by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, went to the opposition benches and greeted the leaders, including Kharge, Yadav, Bandopadhyay and Abdullah.