Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday laid the foundation stone of the New Parliament Building at Sansad Marg in Parliament Complex. Various religious leaders performed Sarva Dharma Prarthana at the foundation stone laying ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said that the new parliament building will be the place to fulfill the aspirations of the 21st century India. He said that the new building will witness the creation of a self reliant India.
Mr. Modi termed the foundation stone laying ceremony as a milestone in India’s democratic history. He said, the new parliament house is a building by the Indians which is vibrant with the idea of Indianness.
The Prime Minister said that he will never forget the moment when he walked into the Parliament for the first time in 2014 when he bowed down at the steps of the Parliament with respect. He said the new building will increase the efficiency of the parliamentarians as it houses many modern amenities. He said, India’s democracy is a system developed through centuries of experience.