Sengol: Historical Sengol will be installed in the new Parliament House as a symbol of independence, know what is the history of this scepter

Sengol: Historical Sengol will be installed in the new Parliament House as a symbol of independence, know what is the history of this scepter

Sengol History: The work of the new Parliament of India has been completed and now PM Modi is going to inaugurate it on 28 May. Earlier, Home Minister Amit Shah held a press conference and presented all kinds of information. He said that this Parliament has been made in record time. During this, Amit Shah also mentioned the scepter, which will be installed in the new Parliament House. It is known as Sengol in Tamil. Shah also shared information about Sengol and its importance in Indian history and democracy. 

Shah gave information about Sengol
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that historical ‘Sengol’ will be installed in the new Parliament House. ‘Sengal’ Now it is in a museum in Allahabad. Jawaharlal Nehru, the country’s first Prime Minister, built ‘Sengol’ as a symbol of the transfer of power from the British. Had taken. Amit Shah further said, ‘Sengol’ The purpose of setting up was clear then and still is. The transfer of power is not a mere handshake or signing of a document and must be linked to local traditions keeping in mind the modern needs. 

Workers will also be honored
Amit Shah said about Sengol, ‘‘Sengol today still represents the same feeling that Jawaharlal Nehru felt on August 14, 1947 . The new Parliament House is an example of the foresight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is a beautiful attempt to link our cultural heritage, tradition and civilization with modernity in building a new India.’’ The Home Minister said that on the occasion of the inauguration of the Parliament House, the Prime Minister will also honor 60,000 laborers (Shram Yogis) who contributed to the construction of the Parliament House. Shah said that invitations have been sent to all political parties for the inauguration of the new Parliament building and they are free to take steps as per their discretion. 

What is Sengol or Scepter 
Scepter is called Sengol in Tamil. It has deep roots in the country’s tradition, as it was used in the transfer of power from the British. Let us know what has been the importance of Sengol in Indian history and how it became a symbol of freedom. 

  • After getting independence, when the matter of transfer of power came to the fore, Lord Mountbatten talked to Jawaharlal Nehru for this. He asked with which symbol Swarajya should be handed over. After this, Nehru sought suggestions from freedom fighter C. Raja Gopalachari regarding the transfer, then he informed Nehru about Sengol.
  • The Chola kingdom of Tamil Nadu was an ancient kingdom of India. Then the Chola emperor used to transfer power by handing over Sengol. It was handed over to the king while invoking Lord Shiva. Raja Gopalachari told Nehru about this tradition. 
  • After this Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru accepted the point of transfer of power under Sengol tradition and it was called from Tamil Nadu. Firstly this Sengol was given to Sengol to Lord Mountbatten and then as a transfer from him it was taken back to Nehru’s residence. Where Sengol was purified with Gangajal. It was then handed over to Nehru with chanting. 
  • After this there was never much mention of Sengol. Sengol came into limelight when BR Subramaniam talked about it in his book. There was a lot of discussion about this in the Tamil media. After this the Prime Minister Narendra Modi found out about its investigation and history. It was learned that Sengol was found in Allahabad Museum in Prayagraj and then it was decided to bring it back. 
  • The meaning of Sangol comes from the Tamil language word Simmai which means ethics. Sengol will be installed near the chair of the Lok Sabha speaker in the new parliament. Now Sengol will be known as the sacred national symbol of the country. 

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