Sunday, July 25, 2021

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla defends construction of new Parliament building as part of Central Vista project

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla defended the construction of a new Parliament building as part of the Central Vista project. He said, the 100-year-old building is unsafe and not appropriate for several functions of the House. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Mr Birla said, it is not a matter of the government’s ego. He informed that both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had requested the government that the current building is now 100 years old and is not earthquake-safe.

The Speaker said, the iconic building constructed by the British is inadequate in many ways and a new-age green building is being built at a cost of Rs 900 crore. Mr Birla also said, money is being saved in Parliament workings and over Rs 400 crore have been saved so far.

Speaking about vaccination of all MPs, Mr Birla said so far 440 Lok Sabha MPs have been informed that they have taken the vaccine against COVID-19.

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Today is the birth Anniversary of Jim Corbett

Edward James Corbett was born of British ancestry in the town of Nainital in Kumaon on the 25 July 1875. He was a British...

Union Minister Narayan Rane assures complete rehabilitation for people of Talai in Mahad Taluka

Union Minister Narayan Rane today assured complete rehabilitation for people of Talai in Mahad Taluka who have lost their houses in a landslide...

University of Ladakh launched UOL App to give more accessibility to all stakeholders

University of Ladakh has launched UOL App to give more accessibility to all stakeholders. University Vice Chancellor C Phunsog has launched the in-house developed...

Karnataka Home and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basavaraj Bommai says issue of replacing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the state is a speculation

Karnataka Home and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that the issue of replacing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the state is...
Related news

Today is the birth Anniversary of Jim Corbett

Edward James Corbett was born of British ancestry in the town of Nainital in Kumaon on the 25 July 1875. He was a British...

Union Minister Narayan Rane assures complete rehabilitation for people of Talai in Mahad Taluka

Union Minister Narayan Rane today assured complete rehabilitation for people of Talai in Mahad Taluka who have lost their houses in a landslide...

University of Ladakh launched UOL App to give more accessibility to all stakeholders

University of Ladakh has launched UOL App to give more accessibility to all stakeholders. University Vice Chancellor C Phunsog has launched the in-house developed...

Karnataka Home and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basavaraj Bommai says issue of replacing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the state is a speculation

Karnataka Home and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that the issue of replacing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the state is...