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Celebration of 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence Day at Embassy Residence in Budapest on August 15, 2017


On the day of the 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence,  Embassy of India, Budapest, organized a ceremony at Embassy Residence from 9.00 am till 10.00 am.

His Excellency Mr. Rahul Chhabra, Ambassador of India unfurled the National Flag, after which the National Anthem of India was sung by children. Thereafter Ambassador read out the Hon’ble Presidents Message to the Nation. The Ambassador also spoke on the various achievements of the Embassy during  the past year. He went on to inform the audience about the successful organisation of the 2nd Ganga-Danube Cultural Festival and 3rd International Day of Yoga Celebrations in various cities of Hungary during June this year. He spoke about the first time lighting of the historic Chain bridge with Indian flag colours and motifs on this occasion.

Over 200 people consisting of Indians, Indian origin, and Hungarian friends of India attended the ceremony. The press corps were also present. The programme ended with light refreshments and soft drinks

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