Maldives’ opposition parties, who slammed Muizzu’s ‘anti-India pivot’ to boycott his address. Here’s why


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Two principal opposition parties in the Maldives, who slammed the country’s President Mohamed Muizzu’s ‘anti-India’ pivot, will boycott his statement in the parliament on Monday. As per reports in the Maldives media, the two main opposition parties – the Maldivian Democratic Party and The Democrats Party – will skip the presidential statement that will be made by Muizzu around 9 am. The move by the key opposition parties to boycott the Presidential address underscores a deeping rift in political situation in the island nation. Reason for boycott The Democrats said they would abstain from Muizzu’s address Monday because of the...