Historic Sceptre 'Sengol' To Be Placed In New Parliament Building
PM Narendra Modi will place a significant golden sceptre near the Speaker's seat in the new Parliament Building.
symbolizing the transfer of power from the British to the Indian people.
The sceptre, known as “sengol,” derives from the Tamil word “semmai,” meaning “righteousness.”
– In response, Prime Minister Nehru consulted
the last Governor General of India, for advice.
The sengol was crafted by Vummidi Bangaru Chetty, a jeweler in the former Madras
It stands at a height of five feet and features a ‘nandi’ bull atop it, representing justice
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