New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Parliament building on Sunday morning, marking a significant milestone in India’s political landscape. Dressed in traditional attire, Modi ji entered through Parliament’s Gate No. 1, warmly welcomed by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.
The priests from Shringeri Math in Karnataka performed Vedic chants, immersing the inauguration ceremony in a spiritual aura. To seek divine blessings for the auspicious event, the Prime Minister performed a sacred “Ganapati Homam” ritual.
In a display of deep reverence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi humbly prostrated before the “Sengol,” a symbol of sanctity. Subsequently, with the intention of seeking divine guidance, he sought the blessings of esteemed high priests from various adheenams in Tamil Nadu.These revered spiritual leaders blessed him as he held the holy sceptre in his hand.
Accompanied by the melodies of the “nadaswaram” and Vedic chants, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a procession to the new Parliament building, carrying the sacred “Sengol” with reverence. The symbol was then installed on the right side of the Speaker’s chair in the Lok Sabha chamber.
The momentous occasion witnessed the presence of several eminent personalities, including Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, S. Jaishankar, and Jitendra Singh.Moreover, Chief Ministers from various states, alongside the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, J.P. Nadda, graced the event with their esteemed presence.
The Prime Minister acknowledged and honored the dedicated workers involved in constructing the new Parliament building. The inauguration signifies a significant step in India’s democracy, offering a modern space for crucial discussions while embodying architectural grandeur and spiritual blessings, showcasing India’s cultural heritage and commitment to progress.