Twenty opposition parties, including the Congress, AAP, TMC, issued a joint statement on Wednesday announcing to boycott the event
The inauguration of the new parliament building coming up on Sunday has sparked a row amongst political parties as to who are against the event and will be boycotting the same, and those who are in favour and will be attending it. 20 opposition parties, including the Congress, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, issued a joint statement on Wednesday announcing to boycott the event as they called the inauguration of the new parliament building a “grave insult” and "direct assault" on democracy.
On the other hand, there are several parties who have announced their decision to attend the event saying it will be “in the true spirit of democracy” and a “momentous occasion”.
Here's a full list of the parties which will attend the inauguration.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP)
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)
Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
Shiv Sena (Shinde faction)
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)
National People's Party (NPP)
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM)
Mizo National Front (MNF)
Jananayak Janata Party (JJP)
All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU)
Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party (RLJP)
Republican Party of India (RPI)
Apna Dal (S)
India Makkal Kalvi Munnetra Kazhagam (IMKMK)
Tamil Maanila Congress
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
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