Lok Sabha roof leaks due to heavy downpour
Amid heavy downpour outside Parliament, a Congress member today drew the attention of the Speaker to a stray leak from the roof of the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi: Amid heavy downpour outside
Parliament, a Congress member today drew the attention of the Speaker to a stray leak from the roof of the Lok Sabha.
"Madam, sadan mein pani tapak raha hai (water is dripping
in the House)," Jagdambika Pal said during Zero Hour and
pointed out the place from where water was leaking.
Concerned over the wear and tear of the Parliament House
building, Speaker Meira Kumar has already constituted a high
level-committee headed by her to protect the heritage
The committee, set up last year to ensure the best
upkeep of the magnificent building constructed some 80 years ago, held its first meeting this month.
The panel is closely examining proposals for renovation,
alteration and modification of the ageing complex, some parts
of which need urgent repair.
Home Minister P Chidambaram, Parliamentary Affairs
Minister P K Bansal and BJP leader L K Advani are among the
members of the committee.