Opponents pointed out that the cost of the project to build a new power site is estimated at 1.5 billion euros, and that the Indian Prime Minister has freed himself from the tragedy that the country is experiencing.
Hundreds of workers and dozens of mechanical equipment are busy behind the yellow fence and are classified as “Central Vision”. Since the head of the Delhi government, Arvind Kejriwal, decided on April 19 to limit the population to slow down the rate of pollution, this is one of the few sites still operating in the Indian capital.
Most activities have stopped. However, at the end of April, Narendra Modi decided to classify Central Vista as an “essential service” and therefore not subject to containment rules. As the country and the capital are caught in a second wave of violent epidemics, the case is shocking.
The pharaoh project that the Prime Minister of India wanted is worth 1.5 billion euros. It must completely reshape the power districts built by the British in the 1930s, especially Rajpath, the “Imperial Alley”, which is a symbol of colonial heritage.
Designed by architects Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, this majestic 3.2-kilometer avenue leads from the former palace of the Governor’s Palace (now the residence of the President) to the Gateway of India. It is a triumph to the victims of World War II. Arches World War.Before that, nothing was hindered From this perspective: the central alley is only surrounded by lawns and trees. This place is very popular among Indians and is one of the most beautiful sights in the capital, and of course there are Mughal remains.
From now on, ten buildings for government use must be erected on each side of the alley. In particular, a new triangular parliament will be built in front of the current building, which is a rotunda bequeathed by the British. The Prime Minister also decided to build a new residence and a new palace for the Vice President of India.