PM Modi inaugurates new parliament building. See pics here

The new parliament building can accommodate 888 members in the chamber of the lower house, and 300 in a separate

Updated on May 28, 2023 01:50 PM IST 7 Photos

An aerial view of the new parliament building in Delhi. Along with the mammoth on-site construction activities, the making of the new Parliament building entailed several off-site key construction tasks as well. Materials used in its building have been sourced from states including Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and other places. (Government sources)

The new building features the essence of whole India and every corner inside the complex has a significance of different Indian states. The teakwood has been procured from Maharashtra's Nagpur. The lattice work by stone surrounding the building were brought from Rajasthan, Noida, and Uttar Pradesh.(Government sources)

Furniture installed inside was crafted in Mumbai. False ceilings structures made of steel were procured from Daman and Diu. The new parliament building, which can accommodate 888 members in the chamber of the lower house, and 300 in a separate chamber for the upper house, is part of the government’s plan to redevelop the Central Vista area.(Government sources)


Sculptors from Abu Road in Udaipur did the stone carving work and stone aggregates were brought from Kotputali. The fly ash bricks used were sourced from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.(Government sources)

The red granite, installed inside the Rajya Sabha chamber was brought from Ajmer's Lakha and the white marbles from Ambaji in Rajasthan.(Government sources)