The beautiful main door of the Chamber is elegantly embellished and it is made of copper and is silver - filmed. This door which measures 12 feet by 12 feet, gives a startling three dimensional effect. The door is inscribed,... read more
The Chamber is rectangular in shape and occupies the height of two floors in the centre portion of the whole building. Eighteen silver flags- banners and standards of Kings, Temples and Korales on ornamental stainless steel posts and a seven... read more
The seating accommodation of Members within the Chamber is arranged in tiers with tables. The Chamber has seating facility for 232 Members in air-conditioned comfort and is capable of accommodating 16 more without structural alteration. Seats have been allotted in... read more
Just above the steps leading to the Chamber from the main entrance is a long rectangular nickel band placed across the red carpeted floor of the well of the Chamber. This marks the Bar of the House. The face of... read more
The British House of Commons gifted the Mace, the symbol of authority of Parliament, to the Ceylon House of Representatives in 1949. It weighs 28 pounds and measures 48 inches in length. The Mace is composed of a staff of... read more
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