New Parliament Building Inauguration: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will do it on Sunday (May 28), but before this the rhetoric has intensified in the central government and opposition parties.
20 opposition parties including Congress, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party have announced not to attend the inauguration ceremony, while on the other hand there are many opposition parties who said that they will attend the programme.  ;
What is the demand of the opposition parties?
Congress, TMC, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), CM Arvind Kejriwal’s general Aadmi Party, NCP, Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), Marxist Communist Party, Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Communist Party of India, Indian Union Muslim League, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, National Conference, Kerala Congress (Mani), Revolutionary Socialist Party, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) and Rashtriya Lok Dal will not attend.
Declaring mass boycott, these parties said that the President Draupadi Murmu is an attack on democracy. After this, Telangana Chief Minister KCR’s Bharat Rashtra Samithi Party (BRS) also separately said that it will not attend the function.
Who is going?
All the opposition parties were believed to be united in boycotting the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament House, but former Union Minister Chandrababu Naidu Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday (May 24) said that they Will go to the inauguration program of Parliament House. Whereas former CM Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party has not yet clarified its stand.
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said, “I ask the opposition parties to take part in this glorious event keeping aside all political differences.” With the true spirit of democracy, my party will participate in this historic event. I congratulate PM Modi for the new Parliament building.”
What did the government say?
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday, “All political parties have been invited for the inauguration of the new Parliament building. They will decide according to their discretion.” Shah said that the historical ‘Sengol’ given to first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru symbolized the transfer of power to India from the British rule. will be installed in the new Parliament House. ‘Sengol’ Now it is in a museum in Prayagraj. He said that the program should not be linked with politics. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that it is unfortunate that the opposition parties are making a non-issue an issue.
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