Sceptre 'Sengol' To Be Placed In New Parliament | Kin Of 'Sengol' Makers EXCLUSIVE | CNBC TV18
On the occasion of the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will install ‘Sengol’, a historical gold-plated sceptre from Tamil Nadu, in the Lok Sabha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said Wednesday.
While addressing a press conference, Shah noted that ‘Sengol’ is a ‘significant historical’ symbol of Independence as it signifies the transfer of power from the British to the Indians. He stated that the Sengol symbolises spirit of freedom and unbiased governance.
“Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru accepted Sengol at around 10:45 pm of August 14, 1947 through the Adhinam of Tamil Nadu, it was a sign of shift of power from Britishers to the people of our country,” he said.
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