Prime Minister Narendra Modi went for a surprise visit to the New Parliament Building, sources said. They said he spent more than an hour and inspected various works. He observed facilities coming up at both the Houses of the Parliament and also interacted with the construction workers.
In July last year, the Prime Minister had unveiled the National Emblem cast on the roof of the New Parliament Building. He had also interacted with workers.
The National Emblem is made of bronze with a total weight of 9,500 kg and is 6.5 m in height. It has been cast at the top of the central foyer of the New Parliament Building. A supporting structure of steel weighing around 6,500 kg has been constructed to support the Emblem.
More visuals from PM Modi’s surprise visit to the new Parliament building. He inspected various works along with observing the facilities coming up at both Houses of the Parliament: Sources pic.twitter.com/douoORAvb7
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The Prime Minister had laid the foundation stone of the New Parliament Building in December 2020. The new building is an intrinsic part of the vision of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’.