Supreme Court junks plea on new Parliament building inauguration by President Droupadi Murmu

New Delhi, 26/5: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to consider a PIL for issuing a direction that the new Parliament building should be inaugurated on May 28 by the President of India and not by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.



A bench of Justices J K Maheshwari and P S Narasimha allowed the petitioner, advocate C R Jaya Sukin, to withdraw his plea after he failed to convince the court.


The petitioner contended that since the President is the head of Parliament she should be allowed inaugurate the building. He cited several Articles of the Constitution, highlighting the role and functions of the President

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