LIVE: MC, AAP boycott inauguration of new Parliament building on May 28

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Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee welcomes Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann as they arrive for a meeting, in Kolkata, Tuesday, May 23, 2023. (PTI Photo)

The TMC and the CPI and the AAP said they will skip the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building even as the war of words over the prime minister and not the president scheduled to do the honours on May 28 continued between the government and the Congress. Amid demands from the opposition that the president should inaugurate the new building, leaders of like-minded opposition parties deliberated on the issue and a joint statement by the floor leaders announcing a united boycott of the event may be issued soon, sources said. ...Read More

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First Published: May 23 2023 | 8:56 AM IST

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