- Although Mamata Banerjee had previously announced that she would participate in the oath event, she annoyed the BJP's decision to invite the "victims" of political violence in the state to the Rashtrapati Bhavan program.
- Instead, Banerjee will hold a protest rally in Naihati in his home state, demanding that 500 of his displaced people return home, indicating a return to his fierce street-fighting days in the 1990s.
NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA President Sonia Gandhi would join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in program, but Trinamool's Congressman Mamata Banerjee is ready to fail.
While Congress had to face a humiliating defeat in the 2019 election, West Bengal's BJP TMC had a short chance to finish with 18 seats, just four behind the ruling party in the state.Although Mamata had previously announced that he would take part in the swearing-in ceremony, the BJP's decision to invite the "victims" of political violence in the state to the Rashtrapati Bhavan program angered the CM, who sees this as a continuing attempt for saffron to embarrass the national stage
Instead, Banerjee will hold a protest rally in Naihati in her home state, demanding that 500 of her displaced people return home, indicating a return to their fierce street-fighting days in the 1990s. The political sharpness was also the reason why Banerjee 2014 stayed away from the oath.
"My plan was to accept the constitutional invitation and attend the Oath Ceremony, but in the last hour I see reports from the media that the BJP claims that 54 people have been killed in political violence in Bengal Bengal, there have been no political killings, I'm sorry, Narendra Modi Ji, that forced me to not attend the ceremony. "The ceremony is a good occasion to celebrate democracy and it should not be devalued by any political party, "Banerjee wrote.
On the other hand, Congress would be fully represented at the ceremony. Besides the Gandhis, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the opposition leader would also be present in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad. The Congress is in turmoil after being destroyed in 2019, and on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi resigns as party leader and disappears from the public. last five days.
Although government units and party leaders have urged him to continue, he has not yet revised his plan. In the meantime, the Congress party is likely to convene on Friday, where it can unveil its new leader in Lok Sabha alongside the leaders' usual uplifting words.
The party leader in the last Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, has lost the election.