Modi inaugurates new parliament building amid criticism

India's new parliament is the central piece of the Hindu nationalist government's plan to remodel heritage sites in the capital. Several opposition parties have boycotted the event as controversies surround the complex, Ednews reports citing DW.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a grand new parliament complex in New Delhi. 
"As the new building of India's Parliament is inaugurated, our hearts and minds are filled with pride, hope and promise. May this iconic building be a cradle of empowerment, igniting dreams and nurturing them into reality," Modi wrote on Twitter. "May it propel our great nation to new heights of progress." 


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