India celebrates in Cairo 70th Independence Day

21-08-2016 04:37 PM

Mary Fikry


The Indian Embassy in Cairo celebrated India’s 70th Independence Day last week. India’s ambassador to Cairo, Sanjay Bhattacharya, hoisted the national flag and all present sang the National Anthem of India.

Ambassador Bhattacharya addressed the gathering and read out the President of India’s address to the Nation on the eve of the 70th Independence Day of India. There was huge participation by the Indian community in Cairo. Indian students sang patriotic songs in different languages praising the sacrifice of the country’s freedom fighters. The event was marked by colour and high spirits, and ended with light refreshments of which everyone partook with relish.

                                                                         

Watani International

21 August 2016

 

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