New Parliament: The new Parliament is to be inaugurated on 28 May. PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new parliament. Which many parties have decided to boycott.
The controversy regarding the inauguration of the new parliament is increasing. A large number of opposition parties have decided to boycott the proposed inauguration of the new Parliament House by PM Narendra Modi on 28 May. Now Lalu Yadav’s party RJD, Maharashtra’s Uddhav Thackeray faction and Sharad Yadav’s party NCP have also joined these parties. Earlier Trinamool Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, CPI(M) and CPI have already announced not to participate in the inauguration programme.
Talking to the media on this issue, Bihar’s Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav said that we had a discussion with all the people regarding this. We will boycott it. We believe that the President should have inaugurated the new Parliament. The head of the Parliament is the President. They are being insulted by not getting them inaugurated. We want all opposition parties to boycott it.
On behalf of the NCP spokesperson, it has been said that NCP will not participate in the inauguration program of the new parliament. The party has decided that it will stand with other like-minded parties on this issue. Uddhav faction’s MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that this project was made only for the PM’s wish, was it needed? He said that all the opposition parties have decided to boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament. We are also with them.
The work of new parliament started in 2021
The foundation stone of the new parliament was laid by PM Narendra Modi on 10 December 2020, after which its work started in January 2021. The new parliament is located parallel to the existing parliament building. It has been constructed by Tata Projects Limited while it has been designed by Ahmedabad-based HCP Design, Planning and Management under Bimal Patel.
Let us know the difference between the new and old parliament
- The new parliament building can accommodate more MPs than the old parliament. The Lok Sabha of the new parliament can seat 888 MPs while the Rajya Sabha can seat 300 MPs. The current Parliament has a seating arrangement of 543 Lok Sabha and 250 Rajya Sabha MPs.
- The new parliament building will be spread over 64,500 square meters while the old parliament is a circular building, which is 560 feet in diameter, has a circumference of 536.33 meters and covers an area of about 24,281 square meters.