To mark the 70th anniversary government is celebrating Constitution Day on Tuesday in the central hall of parliament House. PM Narendra Modi, President Ramnath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and speaker of lok sabha Om Birla will address both the houses of the parliament. But today the opposition leaders boycott the joint sitting. They said that they will hold a protest in front of the Ambedkar Statue in Parliament.
#WATCH #ConstitutionDay: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi reads a copy of Indian Constitution in front of the Ambedkar Statue in the Parliament. Leaders of Opposition parties are protesting in Parliament premises today, opposing govt formation in Maharashtra by BJP. pic.twitter.com/5QQiN7TMvh
— ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2019
Notably, the opposition parties including congress, NCP, TMC and DMK are boycotting the celebrations as a mark of protest against the political developments happening in the Maharashtra state over the formation of government.
The leaders had carried the banners on their hands and shouting the slogans of ‘Samvidhan ki hatya band karo’ (stop killing the constitution) in the lok sabha.