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Celebration of India's 74th Independence Day

Celebration of India's 74th Independence Day

Washington DC
15 August 2020

The 74th Independence Day of India was celebrated in Washington D.C. with a flag-hoisting ceremony on 15 August 2020 at the India House. Members of the Indian community joined the celebrations in large numbers virtually through digital platforms in view of local public health guidelines.

Shri Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador of India, unfurled the tricolor, which was followed by singing of the National Anthem. Ambassador Sandhu addressed the guests, and the address to the nation by Hon'ble President of India on the eve of Independence Day was played. This was followed by a cultural program involving rendition of patriotic songs by the students of Gandharva School of Music, Richmond.