New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the national emblem installed on the roof of the new Parliament building. The bronze model of the national emblem weighs 9,500 kg and is 6.5 meters high.
According to government sources, a 6,500 kg steel structure has been prepared to support the national symbol. The unveiling ceremony was after the pooja attended by the Prime Minister.
At the end of eight stages like making a model with clay, computer graphics, making it in bronze and polishing, the huge model of the national symbol will be placed on the top of the new Parliament building. The Prime Minister attended the inauguration ceremony and interacted with the workers involved in the construction of the new Parliament building.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker Harivansh Narayan Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others attended the function. The new Parliament building is being constructed with an investment of 1,250 crores. The proposed Parliament building is spread over 13 acres on four floors.