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New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: ‘Sengol’ handed over to PM Modi by Adheenams

New Parliament Building Inauguration Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Parliament building on May 28. The new Parliament building will enable 888 members to sit in the Lok Sabha.

An aerial view of the new Parliament building that will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28th, in New Delhi. (ANI)Premium
An aerial view of the new Parliament building that will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28th, in New Delhi. (ANI)

New Parliament building Inauguration Live Updates: India's new Parliament building is scheduled to be inaugurated on Sunday i.e. 28 May. Over the inauguration, the opposition parties have raised objections saying that the President and not the Prime Minister should inaugurate the new Parliament building. As many as 20 Opposition parties, including Congress, the Trinamool Congress, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have issued a boycott call.

The government has also received a confirmed list of 25 political parties, including some which are not a part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), that will participate in the inauguration ceremony.

Catch all the LIVE updates on New Parliament Inauguration here.

24 May 2023, 08:28:26 AM IST

All you need to know about the New Parliament Building

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: On 10 December 2020, the foundation stone of the new building of Parliament was laid by PM Modi. 

The newly constructed Parliament building has been built in record time with quality construction.

The newly constructed building of Parliament is also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities which will help the Members to perform their functions in a better way.

It will enable 888 members to sit in the Lok Sabha while 384 in Rajya Sabha. 

In the present building of the Parliament, there is a provision for the sitting of 543 Members in the Lok Sabha while 250 in the Rajya Sabha.

24 May 2023, 08:20:43 AM IST

CPI(M) to boycott inauguration of new Parliament building

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: Amid the opposition's objection to Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the new Parliament building, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) announced a boycott of the ceremony slated to take place on May 28. CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Dr John Brittas confirmed the news to ANI.

24 May 2023, 08:01:01 AM IST

Why the opposition parties are objecting to the inauguration?

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: Several opposition parties including Congress, AAP, TMC, CPI are objecting to the inauguration.

Considering the inauguration coincides with the birth anniversary of Savarkar, the Congress called it a "complete insult" to the country's founding fathers.

The opposition led by the Congress party has also questioned the government over the Prime Minister inaugurating the new Parliament building and accused the BJP-led central government of insulting the top constitutional post of the country by not asking President of India Droupadi Murmu or Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar for the inauguration.

Some opposition parties also asked why would the prime minister, who is the head of the executive and not the legislature, inaugurate it. Read more here

24 May 2023, 07:58:46 AM IST

When the New Parliament Building will be inaugurated?

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: PM Modi is set to inaugurate the new Parliament building on May 28. The invitation accessed by ANI has been sent to various dignitaries including members of Parliament by the Lok Sabha secretary general Utpal Kumar Singh. The event will begin at 12 pm (noon).

The date coincides with the birth anniversary of Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar

24 May 2023, 07:36:05 AM IST

Vinesh Phogat-led wrestlers to hold 'peaceful' women's Maha Panchayat in front of new Parliament

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: Wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh will hold a peaceful women's Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament building on 28 May, wrestler Vinesh Phogat said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the new Parliament building on 28 May. Read more here

24 May 2023, 07:33:39 AM IST

AAP to boycott New Parliament building inauguration

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: "Aam Aadmi Party will boycott the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building on 28th May. AAP has taken this decision in view of the questions being raised regarding the matter of not inviting the President to the inauguration ceremony," Aam Aadmi Party said.

24 May 2023, 07:32:27 AM IST

TMC to boycott new Parliament building inauguration

New Parliament Inauguration LIVE: TMC MP Derek O'Brien took to Twitter to announce the party's decision.

"Parliament is not just a new building; it is an establishment with old traditions, values, precedents and rules - it is the foundation of Indian democracy. PM Modi doesn't get that For him, Sunday's inauguration of the new building is all about I, ME, MYSELF. So count us out," he tweeted.

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