‘My Parliament My Pride’: PM Modi Urges Nation To Share New Vision Of Parliament Building | VIDEO
PM Modi on new Parliament building video: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today (May 26) that the new Parliament building will make all Indians proud and shared a video of the newly built complex. Posting the video on Twitter, Modi also urged people to share the video with his voiceover, using the hashtag ‘My Parliament, My Pride’.
“The new Parliament building will make every Indian proud. This video offers a glimpse of this iconic building. I have a special request: Please share this video with your own voiceover conveying your thoughts. I will re-tweet some of your thoughts. Don’t forget to use #MyParliamentMyPride,” the prime minister said on Twitter.
The inauguration ceremony for the new Parliament building on Sunday will begin with an early morning havan and multi-faith prayer followed by a formal opening in the Lok Sabha by Prime Minister Modi. Up to 25 parties are expected to attend the opening of the new parliament building on Sunday, although 20 opposition parties have decided to boycott the event.
On Friday, the Supreme Court refused to consider a PIL seeking instructions for the new Parliament building to be inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu on May 28. In particular, a total of 21 opposition parties have decided to boycott the prime minister’s decision to preside over the opening ceremony. of President Drupadi Murmu. The National Conference is among 21 parties that have decided to boycott the opening ceremony citing President Droupadi Murmu’s “insult” for not allowing her to dedicate the new building to the nation.
The opposition said the inauguration of the building without President Droupadi Murmu “insults the high office of the president and violates the letter and spirit of the Constitution.” Meanwhile, amid the opposition’s call for a boycott, the Center received a confirmed list. of 25 political parties, including some that are not part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), who will participate in the opening ceremony.
Officials said the havan will be held outside the new building around 7 a.m. and the Sengol ceremonial scepter will be handed over to Modi by the high priests of the Shaivite order. The Sengol will be installed near the Speaker’s chair in the new Parliament building.
Former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Chairman Om Birla, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Rajya Sabha Vice President Harivansh, among others, are expected to be present during the formal opening of the new complex. The triangular-shaped four-storey Parliament building has a constructed area of 64,500 m². The building has three main gates: Gyan Dwar, Shakti Dwar and Karma Dwar.
Omar Abdullah on the new Parliament building:
The leader of the National Conference, Omar Abdullah, said today that the new Parliament building was a welcome addition and looks “quite impressive”, amid criticism from the opposition over its inauguration. Abdullah, whose party MPs also announced a boycott of the opening ceremony, said that when he was a member of the Lok Sabha, many of his colleagues often spoke about the need for a new and improved parliament building.
“Putting the fuss about the opening aside for a moment, this building is a welcome addition. The old Parliament House has served us well, but as someone who has worked there for a few years, many of us often talk to each other about the need for a new and improved Parliament building. Better late than never is all I’ll say and this one looks pretty awesome,” the North Carolina vice president wrote on Twitter.
As many as 19 opposition parties, including Congress, Left, TMC, SP and AAP, came together on Wednesday and announced their decision to boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration of the new Parliament building, saying they see no value in it. a new building when the “soul of democracy has been sucked out”. The NC was also a signatory to the joint opposition letter.
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