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  • PM Modi inspected new Parl construction work, interacted with workers
  • PM Modi spent over an hour inspecting progress of construction
  • New Parliament building expected to be completed by 2022

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Watch: PM Modi's visit to new Parliament construction site at night

PM Modi spent an hour at he construction site doing first-hand inspection of the status of the building which is being built at an estimated cost of ₹ 971 crore. The construction is expected to be completed by 2022.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the construction site of the new Parliament building late Sunday evening.

The PM inspected the work and also interacted with the construction workers. PM Modi spent an hour at he construction site doing first-hand inspection of the status of the building which is being built at an estimated cost of ₹ 971 crore. The construction is expected to be completed by 2022.

This was the first visit by the Prime Minister to the new parliament building site.

The new parliament building will have an area of 64,500 square metres. It will also have a grand Constitution Hall to showcase India's democratic heritage, a lounge for members of Parliament, a library, multiple committee rooms, dining areas and ample parking space.

The Lok Sabha chamber in the new building will have a seating capacity for 888 members, while the Rajya Sabha will have 384 seats for members.

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