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Congress-led Opposition to skip Constitution Day event in Parliament on Friday


Tribune News Service

New Delhi, November 25

The Congress-led opposition will skip the Constitution Day celebrations in the Central Hall of Parliament on Friday.

Top Congress sources said the event was mere “tokenism anyway”.

Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Jairam Ramesh reached out to the larger opposition to skip the celebrations after deciding that Congress MPs will boycott.

MPs of Congress, TMC, SP, NCP, DMK, AAP, Shiv Sena, CPI, CPM, RSP, IUML, RJD, JMM are expected to skip the event.

The TMC and Left sources when contacted said none of their MPs were in New Delhi tomorrow.

President Ram Nath Kovind will lead the celebrations of Constitution Day in central hall of parliament tomorrow with PM Narendra Modi to also attend.

President will read the Preamble with the citizens invited to join him through an online portal developed by the ministry of parliamentary affairs.

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