Fourteen opposition parties – including Congress and Trinamool Congress – have decided to skip Constitution Day events today in the central hall of Parliament, as well as at Vigyan Bhawan. Attacking the center, Congressman Manickam Tagore said: “This government does not respect the Constitution.
Congressman Mallikarjun Kharge spoke to opposition leaders after yesterday’s strategy meeting. The 14 opposition parties are ready to stand united in the winter session of parliament, party sources said.
A senior Congressional official from Trinamool – when asked if his party would attend Constitution Day events – replied: “Our party’s deputies will not attend the office… The opposition is united.
Shiv Sena, NCP, DMK, RJD and Left are also missing out on the key event today before the winter session, which begins on Monday.
Congressman Manickam Tagore told The Bharat Express News: “This government – led by the BJP – does not respect the Constitution … They do not govern according to the Constitution but want to celebrate Constitution Day … is about a public relations event they launched. in 2019. “
Responding, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said: “Boycott is disrespect for the Indian Constitution. This proves that Congress can only respect the leaders of the Nehru family and no other leader, including BR Ambedkar.
This morning’s event commemorates the ‘Samvidhan Divas’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and President de Lok Sabha will be present.
The Prime Minister, to mark the day, tweeted this morning: “Best wishes to our fellow citizens on Constitution Day. On this special day, sharing part of Dr Ambedkar’s speech to the Constituent Assembly on November 4, 1948 in which he tabled a motion for the adoption of the draft Constitution as decided by the drafting committee. (sic) “
Best wishes to our citizens on Constitution Day.
On this special day, sharing part of Dr Ambedkar’s speech
to the Constituent Assembly on November 4, 1948 in which he presented a motion for the adoption of the draft Constitution as decided by the Drafting Committee. pic.twitter.com/pviZNrKsGd
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 26, 2021
In the post, he shared a speech by Dr BR Ambedkar, known as the “father of the Indian constitution”.