On the second day, when the Lok Sabha took up discussion on the Women’s Reservation Bill, the celebrity actors and athletes visited Parliament and expressed their solidarity with the move taken by the Modi Government for women empowerment.
Sources suggest that the special session will commence in the old Parliament building on September 18, adhering to traditional practices.
Nepal's Foreign Minister N.P. Saud said that the Nepali Embassy in New Delhi has been instructed to send a report about the murals (maps) depicted in the Indian Parliament building.
Modi said the 20 parties which boycotted the inauguration of the new parliament building missed one in a lifetime opportunity.
Stating that there is no record in history to show that the sceptre was handed over to Nehru, Hassan said the installation of ‘Sengol’ in the Parliament is a part of the BJP’s saffornasation agenda.
“Let us start a fresh discussion on unemployment, inflation, farmers' problems, national security and economic disparities," said senior party leader Anand Sharma.
The Prime Minister said the new building will realise the dreams of the freedom fighters, and herald the birth of an Atma Nirbhar India.