New Parliament Building : Modi Remembers Pandit Nehru’s Quote And More

Prime Minister Modi referred to Jawaharlal Nehru’s well-known “Tryst with Destiny” speech when speaking of the 75-year parliamentary journey and said it would always serve as an example for us. The old Parliament building in India has held numerous historical events, including the “Tryst with Destiny” speech by Jawaharlal Nehru on August 15, 1947, and Indira Gandhi as the fourth PM of India.

On the last day in the old parliament building Congress president and leader of opposition Mallikarjun Kharge spoke at length on the importance of mutual respect and care for democratic principles of the nation as well as highlighting the significance of the foundations of democracy that the previous generations have laid and the need to safeguard this hard earned democratic freedom.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee took office in 1996 but stepped down after 13 days due to a lack of majority on the House floor. The bullet holes from the 2001 attack on the Parliament complex by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists remain recognizable. Prime Minister Narendra Modi bows respectfully to the steps of the Parliament Building as he approaches the BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi.

Historic events that took place in the old Parliament building

The old Parliament experienced many notable occasions, including Nehru’s speech, Vajpayee’s floor test, and the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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75-year parliamentary journey of the old Parliament building

The trust of the populace in the legislative body has only grown, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made the statement in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Speaking of the 75-year parliamentary journey, PM Modi cited the renowned “Tryst with Destiny” speech by India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and said it will continue to inspire us.

Some historical events

Let’s look at a few instances from the old Parliament building, which held numerous historical events over the years, as the Special Session gets underway today in the new Parliament building.

Pandit Nehru’s Independence Day Speech
On August 15, 1947, former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spoke during the late-night session of Parliament. On August 15, 1947, just before midnight, Nehru gave the Indian Constituent Assembly his “Tryst with Destiny” speech. The most significant addresses of the 20th century, according to many.

Indira Gandhi The 1st And Only Women PM Of India
The fourth Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, was the first and only woman to hold the position. She was the second longest-serving prime minister when she took the oath of office on January 24, 1966.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Fall In 13 Days
In 1996, Atal Bihari Vajpayee took the oath of office as India’s prime minister. However, after failing to secure a majority on the House floor, he had to step down after just 13 days in office. His speech in front of the Lok Sabha was noteworthy.

The Attack On Indian Parliament
The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who attacked the Parliament complex in 2001, opening fire and killing nine people, remain recognizable by these bullet holes.

Bowing Out To Old Parliament Building
As he approaches the BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi bows respectfully to the steps of the Parliament Building.

Prime Minister Modi recalled that when he entered the current Parliament building for the first time, it was an emotional moment because he never imagined receiving so much support from the public.

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