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Sneak peek of new Parliament building set to be unveiled by PM Modi on Sunday

Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST
  • PM Modi will on Sunday inaugurate new Parliament building in the national capital, despite 19 opposition parties' joint statement announcing their “boycott”.
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The foundation stone for the new Parliament building was laid on December 10, 2020 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  (HT_PRINT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

The foundation stone for the new Parliament building was laid on December 10, 2020 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  (HT_PRINT)

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On March 30, PM Modi paid an unexpected visit to the newly constructed Parliament building. Accompanied by Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, Modi took the opportunity to personally assess the progress and development of the facilities in both houses of parliament. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

On March 30, PM Modi paid an unexpected visit to the newly constructed Parliament building. Accompanied by Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, Modi took the opportunity to personally assess the progress and development of the facilities in both houses of parliament. (ANI)

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In anticipation of future requirements, the newly constructed Parliament building has been designed to accommodate a larger number of members. The Lok Sabha will now have arrangements to seat 888 members, a significant increase from the current provision of 543 members. Similarly, the Rajya Sabha will be able to accommodate 384 members, compared to the existing capacity of 250. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

In anticipation of future requirements, the newly constructed Parliament building has been designed to accommodate a larger number of members. The Lok Sabha will now have arrangements to seat 888 members, a significant increase from the current provision of 543 members. Similarly, the Rajya Sabha will be able to accommodate 384 members, compared to the existing capacity of 250. (ANI)

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The upcoming new Parliament building will feature the installation of a historic sceptre called the ‘Sengol’ that carries profound symbolism representing the transfer of power. This revered item was initially presented to India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, signifying the momentous occasion of British relinquishing control and India's emergence as an independent nation. Crafted out of silver with a gold coating, the 'Sengol' boasts a sacred Nandi atop it, characterized by its unwavering gaze and represents the embodiment of 'Nyaya' (Justice).(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

The upcoming new Parliament building will feature the installation of a historic sceptre called the ‘Sengol’ that carries profound symbolism representing the transfer of power. This revered item was initially presented to India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, signifying the momentous occasion of British relinquishing control and India's emergence as an independent nation. Crafted out of silver with a gold coating, the 'Sengol' boasts a sacred Nandi atop it, characterized by its unwavering gaze and represents the embodiment of 'Nyaya' (Justice).(ANI)

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An aerial view showcases the majestic New Parliament House located in New Delhi. Invitations have been extended to Members of Parliament (MPs) from both Houses in both physical and digital formats. In light of the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28, President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar are expected to share congratulatory message, ANI reported.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

An aerial view showcases the majestic New Parliament House located in New Delhi. Invitations have been extended to Members of Parliament (MPs) from both Houses in both physical and digital formats. In light of the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28, President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar are expected to share congratulatory message, ANI reported.(ANI)

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Opposition parties have raised objections to the upcoming inauguration of the new Parliament building by PM Modi saying it is “completely sidelining President Droupadi Murmu,” and that it is not only a grave insult but a direct assault on our democracy which demands a commensurate response.(ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

Opposition parties have raised objections to the upcoming inauguration of the new Parliament building by PM Modi saying it is “completely sidelining President Droupadi Murmu,” and that it is not only a grave insult but a direct assault on our democracy which demands a commensurate response.(ANI )

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the inauguration, will also honour to 60,000 workers (shram yogis), as stated by union minister Amit Shah on Wednesday. Highlighting the inclusivity of the event, Shah mentioned that invitations have been extended to all political parties for the Parliament building's inauguration, and they will make their decisions “as per their wisdom”.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the inauguration, will also honour to 60,000 workers (shram yogis), as stated by union minister Amit Shah on Wednesday. Highlighting the inclusivity of the event, Shah mentioned that invitations have been extended to all political parties for the Parliament building's inauguration, and they will make their decisions “as per their wisdom”.(PTI)

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As on Wednesday, 19 opposition political parties have collectively declared their "boycott" of the inauguration ceremony, despite receiving invitations. They have issued a joint statement emphasizing their stance that the new Parliament building ought to be inaugurated by the President, rather than the Prime Minister. (ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 24, 2023 07:24 PM IST

As on Wednesday, 19 opposition political parties have collectively declared their "boycott" of the inauguration ceremony, despite receiving invitations. They have issued a joint statement emphasizing their stance that the new Parliament building ought to be inaugurated by the President, rather than the Prime Minister. (ANI )

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