PM Modi felicitates Odia worker involved in making of new Parliament House

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated a worker from Odisha who was engaged in construction of the new Parliament building.

Puranjan Dalai from Chandipur area of Balasore district in Odisha was among the workers felicitated by PM Modi at the inauguration ceremony of new Parliament House.

After inaugurating the new Parliament House along with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Modi felicitated the workers and presented them shawls and mementos for their contribution in the making of the new building.

Puranjan, who believes in service and duty, had made arrangements for tea and water for all workers involved in making of the new Parliament House.

This apart, Modi also felicitated Satya Ranjan Das from West Bengal’s Sundarban. He had arranged water and food the for the workers at the construction site.

The PM felicitated Bhai Ram Murmu, who kept up the cleanliness, and Ejaz Ahmed the supervisor and stair master. He also honoured Kishanlal from Rajasthan’s Barmer who worked on the lobby’s design of the new building.

Other workers who were also felicitated by PM Modi include — Devlal Sukhar from Vadodara and Anil Kumar Yadav from Bihar worked on putting the sandstones on the outer wall of Parliament; Subrata Sutradhar from the northeast worked on bamboo flooring; Muzaffar Khan from Jharkhand worked as a mechanic and kept all the machines going during construction; Dharmendra from Delhi did the gas welding job; and Anand Vishwakarma from Varanasi did the ceiling of both the chambers and the job of chairs in the new building.

PM Modi performed the puja and havan as per Hindu tradition and received the sacred Sengol from Tamil Adheenams during the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building. After bowing head to Sengol and receiving blessing from priests and sages, he installed the historic sceptre, which symbolises truth and justice, near the chair of Lok Sabha Speaker inside the new Parliament House.


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