Center rushes to meet November deadline for new RS and LS rooms | Delhi News

New Delhi: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has intensified its efforts and monitoring to ensure that the new chambers of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the new parliament building are ready by November this year so that the next winter session can be held.
Senior government officials have claimed the winter session will be held in the new building, although sources have said some work may continue. The project had been briefly impacted due to a court ruling and during the pandemic. Although the government initially set a deadline of August 2022 for the whole project, the timetable had to be revised as work could not start for more than a month due to a suspension order. of the Supreme Court after the laying of the first stone.
A government source said Tata Project, which won the contract for the new parliament building, assured the government to stick to the November timetable for both houses.
Meanwhile, sources have said Prime Minister Narendra Modi may unveil the installation of ‘India’s State Emblem’ atop the parliament building under construction. They added that the government had set two dates for this program – May 23 or May 26. The emblem, which was carved in Rajasthan, will be over 20 feet tall. The contractor was asked to ensure that the emblem remains covered until the day of its unveiling.
The new Parliament Building will have a triangular shape to reflect the importance of triangles as sacred geometry in various religions, while its interiors will have three national symbols as main themes – Lotus, Peacock and Banyan Tree.
TOI has also learned that the ongoing work on Central Vista Avenue or the Rajpath redesign may stretch into next month, although most of it has been completed so far.

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