New Parliament Building Inauguration Live: The seers handed over the ‘Sengol' to PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the new parliament building and installed a historic sceptre ‘Sengol' near the Lok Sabha Speaker's chair. Speaking at the building for the first time, the PM said that the new Parliament is a temple of democracy. A puja and a multi-faith prayer were held on the occasion. He also unveiled a commemorative plaque for the new building. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Adheenam seers were present at the event. The seers handed over the ‘Sengol' to PM Modi who walked into the new Parliament building and installed it.
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Parliament building inauguration: Focus now shifts to VP Enclave, new PMO, Common Central Secretariat
With the new Parliament building inaugurated, the focus now shifts to the construction of the Vice President Enclave, Common Central Secretariat buildings, Defence Enclave, MPs' chambers, and prime minister's new residence and office.
The new parliament building is the second project that has been completed. The first was the redevelopment of Central Vista avenue stretching from Vijay Chowk to India Gate. The stretch which was earlier known as Rajpath has been renamed Kartavya Path.
The plan for the redevelopment of the Central Vista -- the nation's power corridor -- includes the new Parliament building that was inaugurated on Sunday. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) under the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has been executing projects under the redevelopment plan.
New Parliament symbol of aspirations of people of India: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson Harivansh on Sunday called the inauguration of the new Parliament building a historic and unforgettable moment, asserting the building was not merely a structure of brick and mortar, but a means of fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of the people of India.
Welcoming those present at the new Parliament House, which he said was a "shraddha sthal" (place of worship) of Indian democracy, Harivansh expressed his hope that the new house will be privy to several landmark decisions.
"I Only Love Myself Day": Trinamool's Derek O'Brien's Jibe At PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the new Parliament building was akin to "I only love myself day", TMC MP Derek O'Brien said on Sunday and accused the government of mocking and insulting the House in the past nine years.
Left Parties Compare Parliament Opening To Coronation Of Monarch
The Left parties on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, comparing the inauguration of the new parliament building by him with the coronation of a monarch and relegating the people of the country to "subjects ('praja')".
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Superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar believe the new Parliament building will contribute towards a "new India" and become a symbol of the country's growth story.
The Hindi film stars shared a glimpse of the new Parliament house on Twitter on Saturday night and expressed their happiness over its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Parliament Need Of the Hour, Says PM Modi
"In future when number of MPs increases, where would they sit. Therefore, new Parliament building was need of the hour," Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first address in the new Parliament.
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Construction of new Parliament building gave employment to 60, 000 workers; digital gallery dedicated to them has been built: PM Modi.
Our Democracy Is Our Inspiration: PM Modi
Our democracy is our inspiration, our Constitution our resolve; Parliament best representative of this inspiration, resolution: PM Modi.
PM Modi Live: "Restored Glory Of Holy Sengol," Says PM In First Speech At New Parliament
In his first speech in the new Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government has restored the glory of the historical sceptre "sengol".
PM Live: New Parliament Will Witness Rise Of Self-Reliant India: PM Modi
This new Parliament will become witness to the rise of a self-reliant India: PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi Live: PM Modi Says New Parliament Is Temple Of Democracy
"Some moments in a country's development journey become immortalised. Today, May 28, 2023, the people of India gifted this new parliament building to its democracy. It is symbolic of wishes and dreams of 140 crore people. This is our temple of democracy," PM Modi.
New parliament Building Inauguration Live: "Great Pride For India": President Droupadi Murmu On New Parliament
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building today, President Droupadi Murmu said that this is a matter of great pride and happiness for the entire country.
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The entire nation is witnessing this moment today. I express my gratitude towards PM Modi under whose leadership this new Parliament was built in under 2.5 years: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in the new Parliament/
New Parliament Inauguration: Let us embrace this symbol from past to affirm values of our present: Shashi Tharoor on 'Sengol'
Amid the raging Sengol row, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the positions taken by the government and the Opposition on the issue are reconcilable, as he called for embracing this symbol from the past to affirm the values of our present.
New Parliament Building Inauguration: Will not allow anything to disrupt new Parliament building inauguration: Delhi Police
Ahead of a march by wrestlers towards the newly-built Parliament building, Delhi Police on Sunday said that "unsocial elements" will not be allowed to enter the national capital to ensure smooth conduct of the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building, said DCP, Sonipat East Gaurav Rajpurohit.
New Parliament Inauguration: BJP Slams RJD For 'Coffin' Dig At New Parliament Building
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday likened the architecture of the new Parliament building to a coffin, drawing a sharp response from the BJP which said people will bury the Bihar party in such a coffin in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
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New Parliament Inauguration Live: Delhi Metro Restrictions Today
All entry, exit gates at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations closed for passenger movement.
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New Parliament Inauguration Live: "Historic Day For Countrymen": Sarbananda Sonowal On New Parliament Inauguration
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that with the inauguration of the new Parliament building, Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfilled the wishes of 142 crore Indian people and said that it is a historic day. In an exclusive interview with ANI, he said, "Today it is a historic day for the countrymen, on this day Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to dedicate a new Parliament House to the countrymen. The Prime Minister deserves congratulations and thanks for the historic steps taken by him. I heartily congratulate the Prime Minister and thank him because he has fulfilled the wishes of 142 crore Indian people."
New Parliament Inauguration Live Updates: "Matter Of Pride": Allahabad Museum Officials On 'Sengol' In New Parliament
Officials at the Allahabad Museum, home of the historic 'Sengol' for seven decades, said their treasured possession moving to the new Parliament building in the national capital is a matter of pride for them as well as the residents of Prayagraj. The 'Sengol', a Chola-era spectre made of silver with a coat of gold, is a symbol of the transfer of power from the British in 1947. Today, it was installed near the chair of the Lok Sabha Speaker.
New Parliament Building Inauguration: Multi-Faith Prayer At New Parliament
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi installs the historic 'Sengol' in the new parliament building.
New Parliament Inauguration Live: PM Modi Walks Into New Parliament With 'Sengol'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi walks into the new Parliament with the 'Sengol'. He is accompanied by the Adheenam seers.
New Parliament Building Inauguration Live: Adheenam Seers Hand Over 'Sengol' To PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed over the 'Sengol' by Adheenam seers today after a puja to the mark the new parliament building inauguration.
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New Parliament Inauguration Live: PM Modi, Om Birla Attend Puja In New Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla are seated for a puja ahead of the inauguration of the new parliament building.
New Parliament Inauguration: PM Modi Arrives At New Parliament Building
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at the new Parliament building ahead of its inauguration later in the day. Accompanied by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, he offered tributes to the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the complex.
New Parliament Inauguration Live: Watch: SRK's New Parliament Building Video Has A Touch Of 'Swades'
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted the video of the new parliament building that will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a grand ceremony today. Shah Rukh Khan has given a voice-over in the video, with the theme music of his film 'Swades' playing in the background.
New Parliament Inauguration Live Updates: "Come What May": Wrestlers To Hold "Peaceful" March To New Parliament
The protesting wrestlers said late on Saturday evening that there was a lot of "pressure" to call off the Mahila Mahapanchayat they have planned in front of the new Parliament building today, but they will go ahead with the "peaceful" march come what may.
"We will go ahead with the Mahila Mahapanchayat, come what may. Our supporters have been stopped at a gurudwara in Ambala where they were supposed to stay tonight. It has now been converted into a cantonment," alleged Vinesh Phogat.
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The inauguration ceremony of the new parliament building is set to take place today. The building will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of several dignitaries, religious heads, and political leaders. The ceremony will start at 7:30 am, and is expected to go on till 1:10 pm. The main function is likely to begin at noon. Read here