Bhumi Pujan of Chhattisgarh’s new assembly building will be held at 12 noon on Saturday by Congress National Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi with video conferencing. The new building will be behind the Mahanadi (Ministry) and Indravati (Head of Department) buildings in Atal Nagar Nava Raipur. Assembly Speaker Dr. Charandas Mahant went there on Friday to take stock of the preparations.
The Bhoomipujan program will have the presence of ministers, MPs, parliamentary secretaries and MLAs, including Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Dr. Charandas Mahant, Leader of Opposition Dharamlal Kaushik, Public Works Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ravindra Chaubey, Deputy Speaker of the Assembly Manoj Mandavi. The new assembly building will be constructed on 51 acres of land. The building will be in 52 thousand 497 square meters. It will be constructed on about 51 acres of land just opposite the ministry and HOD building. A proposal of Rs 270 crores has been prepared to construct the new building of the Legislative Assembly. After getting the approval for the construction of the new assembly of Chhattisgarh, the Public Works Department will issue its tender. The new assembly building is targeted to be completed in a maximum of two years.