Before the inauguration of the new Parliament House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted that the new Parliament House will make every Indian proud. Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the Parliament House on Sunday (May 28). Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met the PM on Thursday (May 18) and invited him for the inauguration of the new Parliament House.
Demanding the inauguration from the President, the opposition has boycotted the inauguration ceremony. Meanwhile, while sharing a video on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the countrymen to share the video of the new Parliament building with the hashtag #MyParliamentMyPride.
PM Modi’s special appeal
Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “The new Parliament House will make every Indian proud, this video gives a glimpse of this iconic building”. The PM further wrote- “I have a special request, share this video with your own voice-over, expressing your thoughts. I’ll retweet some of them. Don’t forget to use #MyParliamentMyPride.”
The new Parliament building will make every Indian proud. This video offers a glimpse of this iconic building. I have a special request- share this video with your own voice-over, which conveys your thoughts. I will re-Tweet some of them. Don’t forget to use #MyParliamentMyPride. pic.twitter.com/yEt4F38e8E
Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 26, 2023
Opposition parties have opened a front against the central government regarding the inauguration of the new parliament building. The Congress has termed the absence of the President to inaugurate the new building as an insult to the Constitution. 19 opposition parties have also distanced themselves from the inauguration. 19 opposition parties including the Congress party have announced to boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament.
The joint statement issued by 19 parties said that when the soul of democracy has been sucked out of Parliament, we do not see any value in the new building. A public interest litigation related to this matter was also filed in the Supreme Court, which was rejected by the Supreme Court on Friday (May 26).