Vice President Hoists Flag at New Parliament, Shift on Ganesh Chaturthi

On Sunday, the tricolor flag was hoisted for the first time at the new Parliament building. President Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurled the flag in the precincts of Parliament House. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was also present during the ceremony. However, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge did not attend.

From September 18, a special session of Parliament has been convened in the old building. It was decided that on the first Sunday, President Dhankhar would hoist the national flag at the new Parliament building. On September 19, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the Parliament will be shifted from the old building to the new one. Work in the new building will commence from that day, and the remaining four days of the special session will also be conducted there.

Kharge Says – Got an Invitation

Mallikarjun Kharge has written a letter to Rajya Sabha Secretary Pramod Modi, informing that they will not be able to attend the flag-hoisting ceremony in the new Parliament on September 17. He mentioned that he will be in Hyderabad for a CWC meeting. He had received an invitation for the Parliament event on the evening of September 15, which was scheduled for several days in advance. Therefore, he won’t be able to attend the event on September 17.

Officials in the New Parliament to Wear Pink Nehru Jackets

When officials visit the new Parliament building, they will be wearing new attire. This dress will include a pink Nehru jacket and khaki pants. According to the Lok Sabha Secretariat, bureaucrats will replace their usual suits with magenta or fuchsia Nehru jackets. Their shirts will also be dark pink, featuring a lotus flower design.

New Parliament to Host G-20 Speakers’ Meeting

The new Parliament will host a meeting of G-20 speakers on October 13-14. This will be the venue for the G-20 parliamentary group’s meeting, with participation from invited countries’ parliamentary speakers. This will be the ninth meeting of the G-20 parliamentary group.

PM Modi Inaugurated the New Parliament on May 28

Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the new Parliament on May 28. Tamil Nadu saints gifted PM Modi a shawl, and later he was placed in the Speaker’s chair in his home. In the inauguration ceremony’s second session, MPs and guests were present at his residence. He was shown a film made on Sengottai and was presented with a 75-rupee coin by PMEY.

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