Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned the ‘Sengol’, which had charted a path to the brand new Parliament constructing all the way in which from Tamil Nadu, was an emblem that linked India’s wonderful previous with its affluent future. In 1947, he mentioned, when the historic sceptre was used to indicate a switch of energy from the British rule to India, the ‘Sengol’ turned an emblem of freedom from colonial rule.
“Adheenam’s ‘Sengol’ turned an emblem of India’s freedom from colonial rule, how India would stroll forward right into a future rid of the burden of colonialism. The second when the switch of energy occurred, the ‘Sengol’ turned a connection of India’s previous glory and its future prosperity after freedom,” the prime minister mentioned whereas addressing the seers of Adheenam, who handed over the ‘Sengol’ to him earlier than the inauguration of the brand new Parliament constructing on Sunday.
The ‘Sengol’, a historic sceptre from Tamil Nadu first acquired by then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru to signify switch of energy from the British, was stored in a museum in Allahabad and will likely be put in within the new Parliament constructing.
Starting his speech with ‘Om namaha Shivay’ and ‘Har har Mahadev’, Prime Minister Modi mentioned he was lucky to have acquired the Shaivite seers in his dwelling “by the grace of Lord Shiva” and to be “blessed by Shiva bhakts” directly. He spoke of Tamil Nadu’s contribution to the liberty wrestle and the way it had been neglected throughout Independence.
The PM additional mentioned in 1947, as an emblem of the switch of energy, a particular ‘Sengol’ was ready by the Thiruvaduthurai Aadhinam, however as soon as its use was fulfilled, it was stored on show as a “strolling stick in Prayagraj’s Anand Bhawan”. “Your sevak and our authorities has introduced the ‘Sengol’ out of Anand Bhawan to the brand new Sansad Bhawan. It could have been good if the holy ‘Sengol’ would have been given its due respect after independence and given an honourable place,” he mentioned.
He added: “I’m delighted that the image of India’s nice custom, ‘Sengol’ will likely be put in within the new Parliament constructing and it will preserve reminding us that now we have to stroll on the trail of obligation and stay answerable to the general public.”
A complete of 25 Adheenam seers from Tamil Nadu greeted Modi and wished him. “We gave him prasadams from numerous mutts. We additionally gave mementoes to the prime minister… Tomorrow the ‘Sengol’, which was given throughout independence, will likely be consecrated and positioned within the central corridor. The brand new Parliament will likely be inaugurated by the Prime Minister. All Adheenams will take part,” mentioned Kamatchipuri Adheenam’s Gnanaguru Saktha Sivalingeswara Swamigal.