Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the new parliament building and installed a historic sceptre ‘Sengol’ near the Lok Sabha Speaker’s chair. 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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– Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) May 28, 2023
New Parliament Inauguration Live: Delhi Metro Restrictions Today
All entry, exit gates at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations closed for passenger movement.
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.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi installs the historic ‘Sengol’ in the new parliament building.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi walks into the new Parliament with the ‘Sengol’. He is accompanied by the Adheenam seers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed over the ‘Sengol’ by Adheenam seers today after a puja to the mark the new parliament building inauguration.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla are seated for a puja ahead of the inauguration of the 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.
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.
What a magnificent new home for the people who uphold our Constitution, represent every citizen of this great Nation and protect the diversity of her one People @narendramodi ji.
A new Parliament building for a New India but with the age old dream of Glory for India. Jai Hind!… pic.twitter.com/FjXFZwYk2T
– Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) May 27, 2023
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.