Modi’s version national emblem: Opposition members and activists on Tuesday accused the government of Deteriorate the national emblem by replacing “beautiful and regularly self-confident” Ashokan lions with dangerous and aggressive postures and demanded immediate change.
“Narendra Modi ji, please see the face of the lion, whether it is representing the great Sarnath statue or a distorted version of the GIR lion.
Please check it and if it is needed,” Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Twitter. , then fix it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday unveiled the cast of the national emblem atop the new Parliament building in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker Harivansh.
The opposition had targeted Modi for violating constitutional norms and not inviting opposition leaders for the programme.
“Insult to our national emblem, the majestic Ashokan Lions. The original is on the left, beautiful, really confident. The one on the right is Modi’s version, perched atop the new Parliament building – annoyed, unnecessarily aggressive and disproportionate. Modi’s version national emblem
Shame! Change it immediately,” Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Jawahar Sarkar said while sharing two different images of the national emblem on Twitter.
Historian S Irfan Habib also objected to the national emblem unveiled atop the new Parliament building.
“It was completely unnecessary and avoidable to interfere with our national emblem.
Why should our lions appear ferocious and full of anger? These are lions of Ashoka adapted by independent India in 1950,” said Habib.
“From Gandhi to Godse; From our national emblem, seated majestic and peacefully with lions; for the new national emblem unveiled for the top of the new Parliament building under construction in Central Vista; Angry lions have bare fangs.
This is Modi’s new India,” said senior lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan. Modi’s version national emblem