71st Independence Day celebrated in Shanghai – tricolor unfurled at Indian Consulate premises
Consulate General of India in Shanghai hosted the 71st Independence Day celebrations earlier in the morning at the Indian Consulate premises today. Consul General Prakash Gupta unfurled the tricolor and read out excerpts from Hon’ble President’s address to the nation.
2. A large number of members of the Indian community turned up to participate at the flag hoisting celebrations. Shri Tarun Vijay, President of the India China Parliamentary Group of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), and Former Member of Parliament also joined in to participate in the flag hoisting celebrations.
During the flag hoisting event, members from Indian community rendered patriotic songs.
An informal gathering over light refreshment at Consulate’s Culture & Exhibition Hall followed the event. Several members of the Indian Associations in Shanghai, as well as students from different Universities in Eastern China also joined in to participate in the flag hoisting celebrations.
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