NEW DELHI| Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone and ground worship of the new Parliament House by law. The new Parliament House, to be built at a total cost of Rs 971 crore, will meet the requirements of the next hundred years. It will have more committee rooms and party offices than the old Parliament House. There is a preparation to complete the construction of the new building by October 2022 so that a session will be held in this building on the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence. The size of the Lok Sabha in the new Parliament House will be three times that of the existing one. The size of Rajya Sabha will also increase. The new Parliament building in a total area of 64,500 sqm will be constructed by Tata Projects Limited. The design of the new Parliament House has been prepared by HCP Design Planning and Management Private Limited.