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- At the coronation of George V as Emperor of India in 1911, the announcement of the transfer of the seat of GoI from Calcutta to the ancient Capital of Delhi was made.
- The GoI Act 1919 provided for a bicameral legislature for India and the need for the new was felt.
- The parliament building’s construction took six years (and Rs 83 lakhs) – from 1921 to 1927, and its circular shape is believed to be inspired by the Chausath Yogini temple at Mitawli village in MP’s Morena district.
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