Bjd: BJD to attend inauguration of new Parliament building | India News

BHUBANESWAR: The Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday stated its MPs will attend the inauguration of the brand new constructing of Parliament on Sunday.
The BJD announcement got here shortly after 19 opposition events introduced their boycott of the ceremony, in protest in opposition to the federal government’s choice to have Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the constructing and never President Droupadi Murmu.

“The BJD shall be part of this momentous event,” BJD’s flooring chief in Rajya Sabha, Sasmit Patra stated, including the get together MPs will attend it at their comfort. Their can be no whip since some members could also be pre-occupied. Nonetheless, BJD as a celebration can be a part of the opening ceremony, he stated.
Justifying the BJD choice, Sasmit stated whereas the President of India is the top of the Indian state, the Parliament represents the 1.4 billion folks of India. Each the establishments are symbols of Indian democracy and draw their authority from the Structure of India.

“Whereas their authority and stature ought to all the time be safeguarded, BJD believes that these Constitutional establishments must be above any concern which can have an effect on their sanctity and honour. Such points can all the time be debated later within the august home,” he stated.
BJD has 12 members in Lok Sabha and 9 in Rajya Sabha. The secretary normal of Lok Sabha, Utpal Kumar Singh, has invited the MPs for dedication to the nation of the brand new Parliament constructing at midday on Sunday. Speaker Om Birla can be current with the PM.

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