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CONSERVATION OF PARLIAMENT HOUSE AND ITS PRECINCT

The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body in India housing one of the most magnificent buildings in New Delhi. Though not part of the original plan of New Delhi it became necessary after the reforms of 1919 laid the foundations of the bicameral legislature. The building has a circular plan with three axes radiating from the centre. Parliament House and its Precinct comprises the Parliament House, Reception Office building, Sansadiya Gyanpeeth (Parliament Library Building), Parliament House Annexe and extensive lawns around it ponds and fountains. INTACH, Delhi Chapter aims to conserve the main building of the Parliament Estate along with its open spaces. The restoration of this structure includes a comprehensive restoration plan, and advice from art conservators to restore the fixed and moveable artwork in a scientific manner including furniture, fixtures and fittings, paintings and objects-d-art.