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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Patna on Tuesday evening to attend the closing ceremony of the centenary year of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. He inaugurated the Shatabdi Smriti Stambh, which has been erected in the assembly premises as a symbol of Bihar. After this, the foundation stone of the museum building and guest school built in the assembly was laid. A short film on the golden 100 years of Bihar was also screened during the programme. In this, the memory pillar was explained in detail.
Earlier, he planted a Kalpataru plant in the campus. Governor Fagu Chauhan, CM Nitish Kumar, Speaker of the Assembly Vijay Sinha, Chairman Awadhesh Narayan Singh, Education Minister Vijay Chaudhary told them about the building by visiting the entire campus.
Let us tell you, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Prime Minister after independence, who reached the Bihar Assembly complex. Earlier, 3 Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam, Pratibha Patil and Ram Nath Kovind have come here.
I bow my heart to the people of Bihar: Modi
Addressing the gathering, PM Narendra Modi said, ‘Shatabdi Memorial Pillar will not only become a symbol of the glorious past of Bihar, but it will also inspire many aspirations of Bihar. It is the nature of Bihar that the one who loves Bihar, Bihar returns that love manifold. Today I have also got the privilege of being the first Prime Minister of the country to visit the Bihar Vidhan Sabha complex. I bow my heart to the people of Bihar for this affection.
After independence, the Zamindari Abolition Act was passed in this assembly. Taking this tradition forward, Nitish ji’s government passed an act like Bihar Panchayati Raj. Through this act, Bihar became the first state to give 50% reservation to women in Panchayati Raj.
In Patna, a large number of people stood on the roadside to welcome PM Modi.
The Prime Minister said, ‘Bihar Vidhan Sabha has a history of its own and here one after the other, big and bold decisions have been taken in the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan. Before independence, from this assembly, Governor Satyendra Prasanna Sinha ji had appealed to encourage indigenous industries, adopt Swadeshi Charkha.
He said, ‘The concept of democracy in India is as ancient as this nation is, as ancient as our culture. As MPs of the country, as MLAs of the state, it is also our responsibility that we together defeat every challenge being faced by democracy. Our voice should be united for the country, for the interest of the country, rising above the distinction of party and opposition.
PM Modi laying the foundation stone of the museum building and guest school in the assembly complex. Together with the Governor and the Chief Minister.
Tejashwi Yadav stuck in middle speech
The meeting was organized after the inauguration of the memorial pillar. It started with the speech of Speaker Vijay Sinha. In this, he mentioned the achievement of the assembly. After this, Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav was called to deliver the speech. In this he demanded the School of Democracy. In between speeches, he was seen getting stuck again and again. This clearly showed the tension on his face. He also demanded from the stage to give Bharat Ratna to Karpoori Thakur. He got stuck about 5 times in a speech of 4 minutes.
Tejashwi got stuck in these lines
PM Narendra Modi inspecting the memorial pillar. Along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Speaker of the Assembly Vijay Sinha and others.
CM appreciates PM
Addressing the gathering, CM Nitish Kumar said, ‘Today the Prime Minister has appeared in this program, so we all pay respect to him. This is the first time that a Prime Minister has come to the premises of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. is not no passing craze.’
CM Nitish Kumar welcomed at the airport
After inaugurating the airport in Deoghar, Jharkhand and offering prayers at Baba Baidyanath temple, PM Modi reached Patna airport by a special plane at 5:35 pm. CM Nitish Kumar and ministers welcomed him. Along with greeting the people there, Modi interacted with the members of the cabinet including CM Nitish Kumar for some time. Then left for the assembly.
The memorial pillar lit up in the lighting of last night.
60 feet high, 4 symbols of swastika all around
This centenary memorial pillar is installed in front of the main gate of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. Peepal tree is 15 feet in it. Width is 25 feet. For this, the pedestal ie base has been made of 35 feet. Altogether this pillar is 60 feet high. Taken from the ‘Logo’ of Bihar, this Peepal tree has 243 leaves, which symbolizes the 243 members of the Bihar Legislative Assembly, including the pros and cons. The tree of Bihar ‘logo’ is the Mahabodhi tree. The pedestal is pink stone. The entire Shatabdi tree is made of bronze. It has four bronze swastika symbols around it.
Its designed model was launched by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. It has been designed by sculptors Amrit Prakash Sah and Jeetu. Amrit Prakash is a passout of Patna Art College and hails from Sahebganj.
Lighting done last night in Bihar assembly complex.
Security tightened for PM’s visit
Strict and strict arrangements were made by the Patna Police regarding the security of the Prime Minister. Be it the road leading to the assembly from Patna airport or the venue of the ceremony or the area around it, there were tight security arrangements everywhere. For this, 250 magistrates, 250 police officers and 1,000 jawans were deployed.