However, no official announcement has yet been made by the West Bengal government or Mamta Banerjee’s office.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided not to attend the NITI Aayog meeting to be held in New Delhi on May 27. A day earlier, Trinamool Congress president Banerjee had announced that she would boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament building in the national capital.
The reason behind Banerjee’s decision not to attend the NITI Aayog meeting is yet to be known, but the state secretariat says the decision was taken as part of an effort to bring anti-BJP parties on a common platform ahead of the 2024 general elections. Has gone. However, no official announcement has yet been made by the West Bengal government or Mamta Banerjee’s office.
Mamta Banerjee had earlier expressed her desire to attend the meeting
According to a report in India Today, an official of the West Bengal Secretariat said that the Chief Minister is not going to attend the NITI Aayog meeting to be held in New Delhi on May 27. However, Mamata Banerjee had expressed her willingness to attend the meeting earlier this month. She said that she would raise the issues of the state in the meeting. Then she had said that she would attend the NITI Aayog meeting on May 27 in New Delhi, as this is the only platform to raise the issues of a state.
The Trinamool Congress, AAP and the Left parties CPI(M) and CPI had announced on Tuesday that they would boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that all political parties have been invited for the inauguration of the new Parliament building and they will take a decision as per their discretion. But by afternoon, opposition from Congress and many other parties came to the fore regarding the inauguration of Parliament House. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the Parliament House was built with public money. It should have been inaugurated by the President.