Embassy of India
Washington DC
Press Release - Martyr's Day                                                                                                                            
Washington, DC
January 30, 2017
 
Martyr's Day was observed by the Indian Embassy in Washington DC today to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On the occasion, Ambassador Navtej Sarna and other officers paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi located in front of the Embassy on Massachusetts Avenue. The participants observed 2 minutes' silence as a mark of respect to the Father of the Nation.  Mahatma Gandhi's favourite Bhajans were sung by Ms Sumana Sarkar on the occasion. 

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Ambassador Navtej Sarna  paying floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi  at the event to commemorate Martyrs Day on January 30, 2017.

Ambassador Navtej Sarna  paying floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi  at the event to commemorate Martyrs Day on January 30, 2017.
Ambassador Navtej Sarna  paying floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi  at the event to commemorate Martyrs Day on January 30, 2017.

Singing of Bhajans by Ms. Sumana Sarkar, at the event to commemorate Martyrs Day on January 30, 2017.
Satish Kumar Sivan
First Secretary (Press, Information & Culture)
Embassy of India
2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20008
Tel: +1 202 939 7025 | Fax: +1 202 462 7276
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