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70th Republic Day of India -26 January 2019 -Flag Hoisting Ceremony at the Indian Consulate in Edinburgh.

Posted on: January 29, 2019 | Back | Print

The 70th  Republic Day of India was celebrated enthusiastically in the Consulate General of India, Edinburgh today.  The Consul General hoisted the national flag in the morning at 0930 hrs in the Consulate premises.  She also read out the address to the Nation by the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of 70th Republic Day of India.

The flag hoisting ceremony was attended inter-alia by the local Indian community, Consulate officials, Indian students, and Friends of India.  On this occasion cultural performances including classical dance performance, patriotic songs and poems were presented by the local Indian community, staff members of the Consulate and children.  Light refreshments, tea/coffee, and soft drinks were served to the guests.  Around 175 people attended the flag hoisting ceremony in a jam-packed hall.

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