PM To Inaugurate New Parliament Building on May 28; Can Accommodate 1,280 Members

by Tooba Shaikh
PM To Inaugurate New Parliament Building on May 28; Can Accommodate 1,280 Members

The Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi, is all set to inaugurate the new parliament building. It will be inaugurated on the 28th of May. This particular building is said to be modern accompanied by state-of-the-art technology and equipment. It will also be able to house a higher number of people than the previous building. Modi was also spotted paying a surprise visit to the new parliament building and interacting with the workers.

New Parliament Building To Be Inaugurated on May 28

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The new parliament building will be inaugurated by PM Modi on the 28th of May. The building is made by Tata Projects Limited. It is designed by HCP Design which is based out of Ahmedabad. According to an article by The Times Of India, the Lok Sabha of the new parliament building will have a seating capacity of 888 members.

The Rajya Sabha will have a seating capacity of 300 members. In addition to this, the joint sitting will be held in the Lok Sabha Hall itself which will be able to accommodate a total of 1280 members.

The TOI article also stated that the monsoon session of the parliament will be held in the newly constructed building. The old parliament will now be conserved as a heritage building. This particular building is more than 100 years old at this point and was completed in 1927.

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2 Days After Modi Completes 9 Years In Office

The inauguration of this building will be done two days after the Modi government and the BJP complete nine years in office. The construction of this new building cost about ₹970 crores. This brand-new building consists of four plushly furnished floors.

The next general elections will be held in the month of May in the year 2024. Modi was sworn in as prime minister for the first time in 2014 on the 26th of May. This means that next year, Modi will complete 10 years in office.

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