Parliament constructing. File picture/PTI
Indian democracy will embark on a brand new journey Tuesday on the event of Ganesh Chaturthi as Parliament will sit within the new constructing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the primary day of the Particular Parliament Session, opened the talk on the 75 years of the Indian Parliament as he bid an emotional goodbye to the previous parliament constructing constructed within the British period.
In his speech, Modi talked about the numerous achievements that the previous constructing has achieved by way of its superb previous, the adoption of the Indian Structure is one in every of them.
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Modi reminisced about former Prime Ministers together with Jawahar Lal Nehru and Atal Bihari Vajpayee whereas addressing the Particular Session of Parliament on Monday.
PM Modi stated “The echo of Pandit (Jawaharlal) Nehru’s at the stroke of midnight’ in this Parliament will continue to inspire us. And this is that very Parliament where Atal Ji said ‘sarkaren ayyengi, jayengi; partiyan banegi, bigedgi; magar ye desh rahna chahiye’.”
The brand new parliament constructing was inaugurated by the prime minister in Could this yr.
What is going to occur to the previous Parliament constructing?
As per authorities sources, the 96-year-old parliament constructing is not going to be demolished. It might as an alternative be “retrofitted” to make more room for parliamentary occasions.
“The historic structure will be conserved, as it is an archaeological asset of the country,” sources instructed NDTV.
In 2021, Union Housing and City Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri instructed the Rajya Sabha that the present construction can be repaired and used for various functions.
Some sources additionally counsel that the previous parliament constructing might be became a museum.