NEW DELHI:| Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the new Parliament House on Thursday. The Congress termed the move as ‘playing the DJ at the funeral’. The Congress claimed that various institutions in the country were being ‘devalued’. Congress spokesperson Jayveer Shergill said, “The decision to lay the foundation stone of the new building is heartless, insensitive and shameless. Especially at a time when the country is going through a period of economic recession. The BJP instead of giving relief to the people took out unnecessary procession Has been. ”
He said, “This step of the government is equivalent to playing DJ at the funeral. On the one hand, through black agricultural laws, BJP has bulldozed the livelihood of farmers, on the other hand, it is spending public money on building construction.”, Which was not needed, but she is doing so to satisfy her ego. ”
Shergill claimed that laying the foundation stone of the new Parliament House as part of the ambitious Central Vista project is like ‘opening a cake shop after snatching bread from farmers’.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, “Dear PM, Parliament is not a mortar and a stone; it is a symbol of democracy, constitution, economic-political-social equality. It symbolizes the aspiration of 130 crore Indians.”
He asked, “What does a building built by trampling these values show?”
Congress is opposing the Central Vista project of the central government and is demanding its cancellation.
Modi laid the foundation stone of the new Parliament House on Thursday and also performed ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ of it. The four-story building on 64,500 square meters will be built at a cost of Rs 971 crore.