Delhi Parliament House


Parliament House of Delhi, commonly known as the Sansad Bhawan is situated at the end point of the Sansad Marg in New Delhi. Parliament House is a circular structure designed by Herbert Baker and was opened in 1927. The huge structure of the Parliament House in Delhi has 247 pillars with broad corridor. The Parliament House of New Delhi is the Legislative Assembly of the country.

General public can enter the Sansad Bhawan or the Parliament House and view sessions in the public gallery by receiving permits from the reception office of Raisina Road of New Delhi. No buses are allowed to run near the Sansad Marg but if you desire to come to this place you can hire a taxi or an auto rickshaw. Entrance in the Parliament House in Delhi demands a letter of introduction which is a form of official permission. Indian citizen can apply to the secretariat of the Parliament for permission while the foreigners can apply for permission to their embassies or high commissions.

The Delhi Parliament House of India is a place where the world's largest democracy functions. Though photography is not prohibited in Parliament House of India, prior permission is needed.

The Parliament House of India comprises 3 semicircular chambers, namely:

the Chamber of Princes
the Council of State
Legislative Assembly

The dome of the Delhi Parliament House of India is 27.4 meters high. The Parliament House is spread over 2.02 hectares. The Parliament House has a central library whose working hours are from 10 am to 6 pm. Entry pass is required to enter the library of the Parliament House of Delhi.

Last Updated on 04 July 2011