Dynastic events are a matter of concern to individuals dedicated to the Structure and are towards the spirit of democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Friday at a Structure Day occasion in Parliament. Modi additionally paid tributes to safety personnel who misplaced their lives throughout the November 26, 2008, terror assaults in Mumbai.
“Dynastic events are matter of concern to individuals dedicated to the Structure. Take a look at dynastic political events from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, that is towards the democratic spirit,” Modi said. “If a party is run for generations by a family and the entire party system is with a family then that is the biggest problem for a healthy democracy,” he stated in an obvious reference to the Congress.
He additionally stated that the constitutional spirit is harm when political events lose their democratic character. The occasion, which was organised as a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to have fun 75 years of India’s independence, was boycotted by opposition events. Modi, nevertheless, stated the operate was not organised by the federal government, however by an establishment.
The Congress and a number of other different opposition events had a day in the past determined to boycott the celebrations. “The BJP is constantly attacking the constitutional rights. We need to make clear that if opposition or its leaders are invited, then we they need to not solely invite us to simply sit and pay attention,” Congress’s Anand Sharma said, adding that the Constitution Day is not the day to attack the opposition.
Sources said that the DMK, Shiv Sena, RSP, NCP, SP, TMC, the CPI, CPI(M), RJD, JMM and IUML were among the parties who gave a miss to the event. A TMC leader said none of its MPs was presently Delhi to attend the event.
(With inputs from PTI)