Embassy of India
Washington DC
Press Release - Embassy of India Celebrates Republic Day 2018

Washington, DC
January 26, 2018

The 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated in Washington DC today on January 26, 2018 at Embassy premises. Ambassador Navtej Sarna paid floral tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Embassy. Thereafter the Ambassador unfurled the National Flag and the National Anthem was sung. Ambassador addressed the gathering and read out the Address of the Hon'ble President to the nation. This was followed by singing of patriotic songs by young Indian Americans. Over 200 members of the Indian American community attended the celebrations.

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Ambassador Navtej Sarna paying floral tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.


Ambassador Navtej Sarna paying floral tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.


Ambassador Navtej Sarna unfurling the National Flag on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.



Singing of the National Anthem on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.



Ambassador Navtej Sarna reading out the address of  the Hon'ble President of India on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.

Ambassador Navtej Sarna reading out the address of the Hon'ble President of India on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.

Singing of patriotic songs on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.


Singing of patriotic songs on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.

Singing of patriotic songs on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India on January 26, 2018.
Pratik Mathur
First Secretary (Press, Information & Culture)
Embassy of India
2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20008
Tel: +1 202 939 7041 | Fax: +1 202 462 7276
fspic.washington@mea.gov.in