On May 28, 2023, Prime Minister Modi will dedicate the newly constructed building of Parliament to the nation on the occasion of ‘Amrit Mahotsav of Independence’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the newly constructed building of Parliament to the nation on 28 May. At the same time, 19 opposition parties including the Congress have announced to boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament. Meanwhile, on Wednesday (May 24), Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a press conference on an important and historic event celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. During this, referring to Sengol, he said that Sengol has great importance in the history of India. The Home Minister said that it is inappropriate to keep this sacred Sengol in a museum.
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Amit Shah said, “There can be no other suitable and sacred place than the Parliament House for the establishment of Sengol, so on the day when the new Parliament House will be dedicated to the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will come from Tamil Nadu to Sengol (Sengol). ) and install it near the seat of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
Home Minister Shah further said that Sengol has great importance in the history of India. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru accepted Sengol through the Tamil Nadu Act at around 10:45 pm on 14 August 1947. It was a sign of transfer of power from the British to the people of our country. The Sengol (Scepter) is an important historical symbol of independence as it marks the transfer of power from the British to the Indians.
Amit Shah told that this Sengol is the same which was received by the former PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at the time of independence. “It was kept in a museum in Allahabad and will now be taken to the new Parliament building,” he said.
tradition dating back to the Chola Empire
According to historians, when the power was transferred in the Chola dynasty, one outgoing king used to hand over Sengol to another king. It is considered the center of power of power. Sengol is called Rajdand in English, it was used in the Chola Empire. Sengol was given as a transfer of power when a king of the Chola Empire declared his successor. This is a tradition going back to the time of the Chola Empire. Especially in Tamil Nadu and other southern states, Sengol is considered a symbol of just and fair governance. Some historians talk about Sengol being used in Maurya and Gupta dynasty as well.
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Amit Shah said, “A historical tradition will be revived on this occasion. There is a tradition behind this associated with ages. It is called Sengol in Tamil and means rich and historical. On 14 August 1947, a unique incident happened. After 75 years, today most of the citizens of the country are not aware of it.
What is Sengol in Parliament: He added, “Sengol played an important role in our history. This Sengol became a symbol of the transfer of power. When PM Modi got information about this, a thorough investigation was done. Then it was decided that it should be put before the country. For this, the day of the inauguration of the new Parliament House was chosen.
The new building of Parliament will be inaugurated on May 28
The Union Home Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the newly constructed Parliament building to the nation on May 28. About 60,000 Shram Yogis have contributed to make this new structure in record time. On this occasion, PM will also honor all Shram Yogis. He said, “On the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, the Prime Minister of the country will dedicate the newly constructed Parliament building to the nation on May 28. In a way, the new Parliament House is proof of the foresight of the Prime Minister. Which is a beautiful attempt to connect our cultural heritage, tradition and civilization with modernity in building a new India.