Over 300 people gathered at the Ambassador of India to the Netherlands H.E. Mr VenuRajamony’s residence in Wassenaar on January 26 for a flag hoisting function to celebrate India’s 69th Republic Day. The celebrations began with the hoisting of the National flag by the Ambassador, singing of the National anthem and reading out of President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to the nation. This was followed by a performance of patriotic songs. The event was attended by Deputy Mayor of The Hague Mr Rabin Baldewsingh, Judge Dalveer Bhandari of the International Court of Justice, Ambassador of Iran to the Netherlands Prof.Dr. Alireza Jahangiri and various prominent members of the Indian community residing in the Netherlands.The flag-hoisting function witnessed a large gathering of the Indian diaspora, specially members of the Surinamese Hindustani community and friends of India that came together to celebrate this significant day in Indian history.
April 6, 2018
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