New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the National Emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament Building on Monday.
As per the government officials, the emblem is made up of bronze with a total weight of 9,500 kg and is 6.5 metre in height.
It has been cast at the top of the central foyer of the new Parliament building, and a supporting structure of steel weighing around 6,500 kg has been constructed to support the emblem, they said.
The National Emblem is made of bronze with a total weight of 9500 Kg and is 6.5 m in height. It has been cast at the top of the Central Foyer of New Parliament Building. A supporting structure of steel weighing around 6500 Kg has been constructed to support the Emblem. pic.twitter.com/mG587dwZYM
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During the inauguration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also interacted with workers who were involved in building the new Parliament.The concept sketch and process of casting of the national emblem on the roof of the new Parliament building has gone through eight different stages of preparation from clay modelling and computer graphics to bronze casting and polishing, they said.Earlier in the day, PM Modi addressed a Natural Farming Conclave which was attended by farmers and other agriculture bodies. Later, the Prime Minister inaugurated the Deoghar Airport in Jharkhand.