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About Parliament House

The Sansad Bhavan is the residence of the Parliament of India, which includes the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha located in New Delhi. Originally referred to as the House of Parliament, it turned into designed by the British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker in 1912-1913 as a part of their wider mandate to construct a new administrative capital metropolis for British India. Construction of Parliament House started in 1921 and it became finished in 1927. The opening ceremony of the Parliament House, which then housed the Central Legislative Assembly, was finished on 18 January 1927 by using his Excellency Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India.

The 0.33 consultation of Central Legislative Assembly was held in this residence on 19 January 1927. The Parliament Museum, opened in 2006, stands next to the Parliament House. The shape of the building is circular, that's based totally on the Ashoka Chakra. At the centre of the constructing is the Central Chamber, and surrounding this are the semicircular halls that have been built for the sessions of the Chamber of Princes, the State Council, and the Central Legislative Assembly. The constructing is surrounded via large gardens and the fringe is fenced off via sandstone railings.

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