New Delhi: Congress and other opposition parties can boycott the joint session of the House on Tuesday which has been called on the occasion of Constitution Day. A Congress leader says that apart from his party, the Left Party, Nationalist Congress Party, Trinamool Congress and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam have planned to protest in front of BR Ambedkar’s statue in Parliament House. All these parties will perform in Maharashtra with the government gun. The government will celebrate Constitution Day in the Central Hall of Parliament House. Today our Constitution is completing 70 years. The constitution was enacted in the country by the Constituent Assembly in 1949 on 26 November. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address both the Houses of Parliament on the occasion. The President will also inaugurate a digital exhibition through video conferencing.
Some opposition parties including Congress will stay away
Some opposition parties, including the Congress, are planning to stay away from the joint session to be held on Constitution Day on Tuesday. In this, NCP, TMC, TDP, RJD, DMK and Left parties will support Congress.
Shiv Sena leaders Anil Desai, Arvind Sawant and others met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in this regard on Monday and expressed their willingness to join the protest. All these parties are planning a joint protest on the occasion of the formation of Maharashtra government outside the Ambedkar statue in the Parliament premises.