LS Speaker to pay her last respects to E. Ahamed

New Delhi [India], Feb. 1 : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will visit former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E.

Ahamed's residence here to pay her last respects to the departed soul. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister Ananth Kumar have already reached Ahamed's residence.

Following Ahamed's demise, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many political leaders extended their condolences and remembered his contribution towards the nation.

Earlier, speculations were going on that the Union Budget might get postponed by a day and the Lok Sabha Speaker would take a final call on the same.

However, the cloud hovering around the presentation of Union Budget got cleared as the government arrived at a consensus after speaking to all political parties.

Sources said obituary to Ahamed will take place before the presentation of the Union Budget. It may be noted that the budget was passed in the past as well even after a sitting MP and minister of state breathed his last.

Source: ANI