The echo of Jawaharlal Nehru’s historic ‘A tryst with future’ speech in Parliament will proceed to encourage the nation’s elected representatives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned immediately.
The Prime Minister was tracing the practically eight-decade journey of the previous Parliament constructing that has additionally been the nation’s journey following its Independence from British rule.
Addressing the nation on August 15, 1947, the nation’s first Prime Minister Nehru had mentioned, “On the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.”
“The echo of Nehru ji’s Stroke of Midnight speech will encourage us. It’s also on this Home the place Atal Bihari Vajpayee mentioned governments will come and go, however this nation will keep,” Prime Minister Modi mentioned immediately as he listed key milestones within the historical past of the previous Parliament constructing.
The Parliament immediately met for a five-day particular session, which might additionally witness the switch of proceedings to the brand new Parliament constructing. Immediately is the final day of proceedings on the previous constructing.
The Prime Minister mentioned that is an event to recollect everybody who has been a part of the Parliament’s historic journey.
In a tribute to former Presidents and former Prime Ministers, he mentioned, “From Rajendra Prasad to Ram Nath Kovind to Droupadi Murmu, this parliament has obtained their steerage. This Parliament has additionally witnessed the time of Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shashtri to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh who gave a route to this nation.”
He mentioned the Parliament proceedings might now be transferring to a brand new constructing, “however this constructing will all the time encourage future generations”.