Special Rs 75 coin to commemorate the opening of new Parliament building by PM Modi

A special Rs 75 coin will be launched to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building in India

The coin will serve as a tribute to India celebrating 75 years of independence

One side of the coin features the Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar and the other side shows an image of the parliament complex

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The coin is circular, 44 mm in diameter, and has 200 serrations along its edges

The coin is made from a four-part alloy containing 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% nickel, and 5% zinc

At least 20 opposition parties plan to boycott the inauguration, criticizing the decision for PM Modi to inaugurate instead of President Droupadi Murmu