Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the new Parliament building reflected the aspirations and dreams of 1.4 billion people. He said that it will send a powerful message to the world about India’s unwavering determination and added that it is the temple of democracy.
“In the development journey of every country, some moments come which become immortal. 28th May is such a day “, PM Modi said in his first address in the new Parliament.
“The new Parliament building will be a testament to the dawn of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. It will be a witness to our journey towards a Viksit Bharat. When India surges ahead, the world also moves forward. Along with India, the new Parliament building will also contribute to the world’s progress”, he added.
The Prime Minister said the revered Sengol has been installed in the new Parliament building on this historic day. “In the Chola empire, Sengol was considered as a symbol of Kartavyapath (path of duty), Seva Path (path of service) and Rashtra Path (path of the nation). It is our good fortune that we have been able to restore the pride of the holy ‘sengol’. Whenever proceeding start in this House, the ‘Sengol’ will inspire us,” said PM Modi.
He added that the new Parliament building is a perfect example if co-existence of the old and new. “We have 25 years of ‘amrit kaal khand’, together we have to make India a developed nation in this period. Every decision taken in this Parliament will decide the fate of all sections of society. The laws made here will help to remove poverty”, said PM Modi.