New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday said that the new building of Parliament is the symbol of a new and emerging Bharat paving the way for a developed nation.
"Today onwards, our two Houses of the Parliament shall have sittings in the new Parliament building. We all know that this Central Hall has witnessed the transfer of power from Britain to Bharat..." Joshi said.
"I am very happy and enthusiastic about the functions of the two Houses of the Parliament henceforth from the new building which is the symbol of new and emerging Bharat paving the way for a developed nation, as envisaged by Prime Minister, by 2047," the union minister said.
Both Houses were adjourned on Monday after a discussion on Parliamentary democracy in the last 75 years with the presiding officers stating that the proceedings will commence on Tuesday afternoon in the new Parliament building.
"Let's learn from our previous experiences, reaffirm our commitment towards historic democratic values and tirelessly work for the betterment of the person last in the queue," Prahlad Joshi said.The Lok Sabha on Monday officially notified the new building of the Parliament as the Parliament House of India.
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will hold their sittings in the new Parliament building today.
Prime Minister Modi in his speech bidding farewell to the old Parliament building said that in the journey of 75 years, the House that created the best of the conventions and traditions which has seen the contribution of all and witnessed by all, will continue to be as source of inspiration for future generations. (ANI)