There maybe later adjustments with regional political parties
and those electoral adjustments are necessary.
Meanwhile, commenting over the popularity and superiority gained by regional political parties
in the country, Joshi said that such trends might pose a threat to the nation's integrity and political establishment.
Karunanidhi added that all regional political parties
must stand united over the decision.
The NIC is headed by the Prime Minister and includes union ministers, leaders of opposition in parliament, chief ministers of all states and union territories which have legislatures, leaders of national political parties and regional political parties
, chairpersons of national commissions, eminent public figures and representatives from media.
It also includes leaders of national and regional political parties
, chairpersons of national commissions, eminent journalists, public figures, and representatives of business and women's organisations.
Some regional political parties
and pro-Sri Lankan Tamil groups have also protested against Bachchan's decision.
The council includes Union Ministers, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Chief Ministers of all States and Union Territories with Legislatures, leaders of national political parties and regional political parties
, Chairperson of National Commissions, eminent media persons, public figures, representatives of business and women's representatives.