Celebration of India’s 74th Independence Day in Jakarta
The 74th Independence Day of India was celebrated on August 15,2020 (Saturday) at 8.30 AM. Shri Pradeep Kumar Rawat, Ambassador, unfurled the Indian National Flag which was followed by singing of National Anthem. Thereafter, Ambassador addressed the guests and read out the Hon’ble President’s Address to the Nation, delivered on the eve of Independence Day.
The ceremony was attended by the Officials of the Embassy and their family members while observing the social distancing norms. The Indian Community and friends of India joined the event virtually through the Embassy’s You Tube channel, in view of the Covid 19 pandemic.
To mark the occasion, a brief cultural programme was organized which included rendition of patriotic songs by talents from the Indian diaspora and Embassy families.