February 27, 2024

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reminded everybody that no non-BJP authorities has ever allowed a governor to inaugurate or lay the cornerstone for a legislative meeting constructing. 

On Wednesday, the BJP referred to the opposition’s place that the President ought to have opened the brand new Parliament constructing somewhat than the PM as unlucky.

BJP Chief Himant Biswa Sarma’s Assertion

Sarma tweeted that 5 state administrations that aren’t affiliated with the BJP or the opposition have laid the cornerstone for brand spanking new legislative meeting buildings or inaugurated them previously 9 years. Each the CM and the get together chief dealt with every job. The governor or the president weren’t invited in any of the instances. The Assam CM cited cases of the development of meeting buildings in Jharkhand and Assam in 2014, Andhra Pradesh in 2018, Chhattisgarh in 2020, and Telangana in 2023.

BJP Chief Sarma’s Tweet( Picture: Screenshot)

Sarma attacked the opposition events, saying that they had not anticipated the inauguration of the brand new Parliament constructing so quickly. Sarma said to reporters, “The boycott is clear. They had been in opposition to constructing Parliament Home. They’d no concept that the constructing could be completed so shortly.”

They’re appearing out the boycott’s ridiculousness solely to save lots of face. The opening of Parliament Home will happen on Veer Savarkar’s birthday. They may even boycott the occasion for that reason, the chief minister continued.

Different Leaders’ Opinion

In response to the tweet, BJP chief spokesperson Anil Baluni claimed that the incidents uncovered the opposition’s political dishonesty. He mentioned that that is blatant hypocrisy.

Pralhad Joshi, the minister for parliamentary affairs, deemed the opposition protest pointless. I wish to allow them to know that this can be a historic prevalence. Politics is just not applicable at the moment. Boycotting is regrettable, as is creating issues out of nothing. I implore them to vary their viewpoints and participate on this historic exercise, he mentioned.

BJP Highlights Congress Activities: Criticises Opposition for “Hypocrisy” - Asiana Times
New Parliament Constructing (Picture: Reuters)

Bhatia asserted that the opposition’s boycott was simply one other manifestation of their super animosity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which had reached such a degree that these events had chosen to abstain from an event that the complete nation was happy with.

In accordance with Congress chief Acharya Pramod Krishnan, the opposition ought to rethink its determination to skip the opening of the brand new Parliament constructing. He asserted that the opposition goes too far in its opposition to Modi and that the PM is essentially the most suited particular person to dedicate the brand new Parliament constructing. In accordance with him, the opposition ought to criticize Modi’s insurance policies however not his place as a result of the prime minister represents the complete nation, not simply the get together.

Opposition Boycotts New Parliament Inauguration

19 opposition events said on Wednesday that they won’t attend the official opening of the brand new Parliament constructing in a present of solidarity, claiming that there isn’t any level in erecting a brand new construction when democracy has been destroyed. Nonetheless, Prime Minister Modi’s selection of inaugurating the brand new Parliament constructing alone, fully excluding President Droupadi Murmu, is just not solely a severe insult but additionally an assault on our democracy that requires a corresponding response.

The united assertion was signed by the Congress, Trinamool Congress, DMK, Janata Dal (United), AAP, CPI-M, SP, CPI, NCP, SS (UBT), RJD, IUML, NC, JMM, KC (M), RSP, VCK, MDMK, and RLD.

BJP Highlights Congress Activities: Criticises Opposition for “Hypocrisy” - Asiana Times
 19 Opposition Events Boycotts New Parliament Inauguration (Picture: ANI)

Aside from these 19 events, Asaduddin Owaisi, the chief of All India Majili-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), additionally declared that his get together wouldn’t attend the ceremony if Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the brand new Parliament constructing. Modi’s objective is to inaugurate all the pieces as a result of the BJP believes that nothing occurred previous to 2014. If that’s the case, we received’t go to that occasion, he knowledgeable the press.