Manmohan Singh to inaugurate new TN Assembly complex today

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New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Rs.425 crore new Tamil Nadu Assembly complex in Chennai this evening.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala and several central and state ministers will attend the function.

It is the first Assembly building in the world to be designed and constructed as a green building.

The six-storeyed complex would host the Budget session commencing from March 19.

Among the highlights of the new complex would be a mega size dome, 120 feet in diameter and 100 feet in height, with a supporting iron structure.

The civil works of the assembly, for which the foundation was laid in June 2008 by Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi were undertaken by city-based ECCI Ltd.

Meanwhile, over 5000 policemen have been deployed to take care of the security. (ANI)

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