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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 23, 2020, inaugurated Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament through video conference. These flats are located on Dr B D Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said Green Building norms have been incorporated in this Multi Storeyed flats for the Members of Parliament. He said accommodation for the Members of Parliament has been a long standing problem but it is now solved. The PM said decades old problems don’t end by avoiding them, but by finding solutions. He said many such projects in Delhi, which were incomplete for many years, were taken up by this government and finished before the scheduled time.

PM Modi said during the time of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the discussion on Ambedkar National Memorial started, it was built by this government after a long wait of 23 years. He said the new building of the Central Information Commission, the War Memorial near India Gate, and the National Police Memorial, which were pending for a long time, were built by this government, according to a PIB release.

The Prime Minister remarked that all the MPs have taken care of both the products and the process in the productivity of Parliament and have attained a new height in this direction. He praised the Lok Sabha Speaker for his stewardship of the House in a productive and procedurally sound way. He expressed happiness that Parliament proceedings continued even during the pandemic, with new regulations and several precautionary measures. He added that both Houses worked even on weekends for ensuring smooth proceedings in the Monsoon Session.

He said as the age of 16-18 year is very important for the youth, we have completed the term of the 16th Lok Sabha with the 2019 election and this period has been historically significant for the progress and development of the country. He added that the term of the 17th Lok Sabha started in 2019 and the decisions taken during this Lok Sabha has undertaken some historic decisions. He expressed confidence that the next (18th) Lok Sabha will also play a very important role in taking the country forward into the new decade.