New Parliament Building: ‘Used to talk often about the need for a new Parliament House’, amid opposition from opposition parties, Omar Abdullah said – New Parliament House is welcome
New Parliament Building: Omar Abdullah said that as someone who had worked there for a few years, many of us often talked among ourselves about the need for a new and better Parliament building.
New Parliament Building: Ahead of the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building, sharp, critical reactions from several leaders of the opposition parties are coming out. Many leaders of opposition parties have boycotted the inauguration program of the new Parliament House. Meanwhile, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah expressed his opinion on Friday, which is different from all the leaders of the opposition parties.
Omar Abdullah said, ‘The new Parliament building is welcome and it looks grand. He has made this comment at a time when many opposition parties, including his party, have announced to boycott the inauguration program of the new Parliament House. Abdullah said that when he was a Lok Sabha member, many of his colleagues used to often talk about the need for a new and better Parliament building.
Used to often talk about the new Parliament House: Omar Abdullah
National Conference Omar Abdullah said in a tweet, “Let us put aside for a moment the ruckus about its inauguration. It (the new Parliament House) is welcome. The old Parliament House has been a wonderful contribution, but as someone who worked there for a few years, many of us often talked among ourselves about the need for a new and better Parliament House.”
Many opposition parties have boycotted
Omar Abdullah said, ‘Better late than never’, and this new Parliament building looks grand.’ Nineteen opposition parties, including the Congress, the Left, the Trinamool Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the Aam Aadmi Party, on Wednesday announced that they would boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. National Conference is also among the signatories of the joint letter of opposition parties.
Prime Minister will inaugurate the new Parliament on May 28
PM Modi will dedicate the new Parliament House to the nation on Sunday (May 28, 2023). During this, the PM will install Sengol near the Speaker’s seat in the House. This will be a historic moment. It was accepted by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the night of 14 August 1947 in a unique process as a transfer of power from the British. Which will now be installed in the new Parliament House.
Know what is sengol?
The meaning of the word Sengol is related to feeling and following policy. This is a civilizational practice since the eighth century of the Chola Empire in India. The sengol is used as a symbol of sovereignty. This scepter made of gold or silver is a symbol of power and authority. Sangol is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Sanku’. It was used to denote the authority of the kings.