India News

NDA calls boycott of inauguration of new parliament a ‘gross insult to constitutional values’, YSRC and BJD will attend the ceremony

New Delhi. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) criticized the opposition parties’ decision to boycott the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament House, terming their stand as a gross insult to the country’s democratic ethos and constitutional values.

In a joint statement, the leaders of 14 parties involved in the NDA alliance, while condemning the decision of boycott by the opposition parties, urged them to reconsider. The NDA statement said, ‘This is not just derogatory, it is a gross insult to the democratic ethos and constitutional values ​​of our great nation. If they (opposition parties) stick to their stand, the people of India will not forgive the ‘insult to our democracy and its elected representatives’.

BJD and YSR Congress will attend the inauguration ceremony
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) said that its party will attend the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building on May 28. The party issued a statement saying, ‘BJD believes that constitutional institutions should be above any such issue that may affect their sanctity and dignity. BJD will be a part of this important occasion.

read this also- Political struggle on the inauguration of the new Parliament House, BJP attacked the opposition, reminded the history and showed the mirror

Apart from this, Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party chief and state Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy also confirmed on Wednesday that his party would attend the inauguration of the new Parliament House on May 28. Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dedicating the grand, magnificent and spacious Parliament House to the nation, Reddy tweeted, “In the true spirit of democracy, my party will participate in this historic event.”

19 Opposition party announced boycott
Let us inform that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new building of Parliament on 28 May. At the same time, 19 opposition parties, including the Congress, announced that they would collectively boycott the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament House. He argued that it was an ‘indecent act’ to have the inauguration done by the President and by keeping him away from the ceremony.

On the other hand, terming the decision to boycott the ceremony as ‘unfortunate’, the government urged the opposition parties to reconsider their stand. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that it is unfortunate that the opposition parties are making a non-issue and in the past also Prime Ministers have inaugurated buildings in the Parliament House Complex.

Tags: NDA, Parliament news

Related Articles

Back to top button