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Celebration of 74th Independence Day of India

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High Commission of India

Accra

Press Release

Celebration of 74th Independence Day of India

A flag hoisting ceremony was held on 15th August 2020, at India House to mark the 74th Independence Day of India. The Indian tricolour was unfurled by the High Commissioner of India, H.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram. This was followed by singing of the National Anthem. The High Commissioner then addressed the participants of the function along with reading out of the President of India’s address to the Nation on the eve of the Independence Day.

This was followed by rendering of patriotic songs by students of DPS International, Accra and awarding of prizes to the winners of essay competition on ‘Aatm Nirbhar Bharat’ by the High Commissioner.

Owing to restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 pandemic, the gathering was restricted in accordance with government guidelines and social distancing norms.

The India House was illuminated in the colours of Indian tricolour in the evening.

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High Commissioner H.E. Mr Sugandh Rajaram hoisting the National flag on Independence Day of India at India House, Accra

The fascinating picture of India House lit in tricolour of Indian National Flag