President Murmu Arrives in Parliament with Historic Golden Senegol
2024 • 2min • News • National
Published On: January 31, 2024 - At the Parliament, President Murmu officially opened the budget session by revealing the Sengol, a golden sceptre that represents the crucial handover of authority from the British to an independent India. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru approved the Sengol, which got its name from a Tamil word meaning righteousness, in 1947. It is a custom from the Chola empire that represents the peaceful transfer of power.