The Congress has issued a three-line whip to its MPs in ok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, asking them to be present in the Parliament throughout this week – from Monday to Friday.
The party has asked the MPs to be present during the Budget session to attend discussions on the interim Budget that was presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1.
"All Members of Congress Party in the Lok Sabha are requested to kindly remain present in the House from 11:00 A.M. onwards till the adjournment of the House on 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 February, 2019 without fail and support the party stand," a note from the party read.
The party has issued similar instructions to its Rajya Sabha MPs.
The Budget Session of Parliament, which commenced on January 31, will continue till February 13.
It will be the last session of the Lok Sabha before the General elections which are due before May.