India’s new Parliament building is ready. It is expected that the newly constructed Parliament House will be formally inaugurated by the end of this month. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may inaugurate the new Parliament House on 26 May. Let us tell you that on May 26, PM Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister nine years ago in 2014.
Let us know when the construction of the country’s new parliament building started, how much it cost and what are the features of this building:
Construction started on 15 January 2021
Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone of the new Parliament building on December 10, 2020. Then PM Modi had said that the beginning of the construction of the country’s Parliament House is one of the most important phases of our democratic traditions. The construction of the triangular shaped Parliament House started on 15 January 2021. A grand Constitution Hall with country’s democratic heritage, dining area and ample parking has also been built in this building.
Estimated cost of new Parliament House is Rs 970 crore
Prime Minister Modi is going to inaugurate the new Parliament built at an estimated cost of Rs 970 crore on 26 May. Sources said there is speculation that a meeting of the Speakers of Parliaments of G20 countries may be held in the new building later this year. However, it has not been officially confirmed yet.
The seating arrangement for 1,224 MPs in the four-storey building
Many modern, hi-tech and security arrangements have been made in the new Parliament. For this there will be a new dress for marshals and employees. According to a report, this new uniform has been designed by NIFT. Along with this, strict security arrangements have been made here. A total of 1,224 MPs have been arranged to sit in the four-storey Parliament House.
Separate entry gates for MPs, VIPs and visitors
Built in an area of 64,500 square meters, three entry gates have been built in this new parliament building. They have been named Gyan Dwar, Shakti Dwar and Karma Dwar. It has separate entrances for MPs, VIPs and visitors. Another attraction in it is the Constitution Hall, which has been built to showcase the country’s democratic heritage.
Photos of Prime Ministers from Gandhi to Subhash
The new building will be decorated with a mix of Indian culture, regional art, craft and architecture. The Central Constitutional Gallery has been given space in the design plan. Common people will be able to see it. This Parliament House will have photographs of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose and other Prime Ministers of the country.
This will also be a historic opportunity for our country. However, no official announcement has been made regarding this yet.
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