The first picture of the invitation card for the inauguration of the new Parliament building in Delhi has surfaced. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the new building on May 28. The new Parliament building is located at the heart of Lutyens in Delhi and is a significant part of the Central Vista redevelopment project.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate New Parliament Building
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the new Parliament building on May 28. The construction of the new building, located in the Lutyens area of Delhi, is now complete. The inauguration ceremony is expected to symbolize the spirit of self-reliant India and will coincide with the National Democratic Alliance’s completion of nine years in power.
Invitation Card Details
The invitation card for the inauguration of the new Parliament building has been revealed. The Secretary-General of Lok Sabha cordially invites attendees to the dedication ceremony of the New Building of Parliament. The invitation card extends an invitation to the event, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Redevelopment of Central Vista
The new Parliament building is a significant part of the Central Vista redevelopment project. The project aims to revamp the three-kilometer stretch from the Rashtrapati Bhavan to the India Gate, construct a common central secretariat, a new office and residence for the Prime Minister, and a new Vice-President enclave. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) is responsible for executing the project under the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry.
Key Features of the New Parliament Building
The new Parliament building, constructed by Tata Projects at an estimated cost of Rs 970 crore, encompasses several notable features. The building spans an area of 64,500 square meters and includes a grand Constitution Hall to showcase India’s democratic heritage. It also features a lounge for Members of Parliament, a library, multiple committee rooms, dining areas, and ample parking space. The building has three main gates named Gyan Dwar, Shakti Dwar, and Karma Dwar, and separate entrances for MPs, VIPs, and visitors. The Lok Sabha chamber can accommodate 888 members, while the Rajya Sabha has 384 seats. During joint sessions, the Lok Sabha chamber can be expanded to seat 1,224 members.
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