Check Out Important Facts About New Parliament Building

*This new Parliament building complex is built at a cost of Rs 971 crore.

*In 2019, the Indian government launched the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, which included the construction of a new parliament building.

*The ground-breaking function for the new Parliament building was held in October 2020. On December 10, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the groundwork. Religious leaders led an interfaith prayer service as part of the event.

*It will have 1272 seats of which 888 are reserved for Lok Sabha and 384 seats for Rajya Sabha.

*The building is said to have a 150-year lifespan.

*The new building has the shape of a triangle.

*The building’s principal architect is Bimal Patel.

*Tata Projects Limited is the project contractor for the construction of the new parliament building.

*The total expense of the construction is Rs 971 crores.

*Sengol, a historical sceptre, will be present in the new parliament building, close to the Speaker’s chair.

*It will incorporate architectural styles from different parts of India to give it a secular architectural tone.

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