Embassy of India
Washington DC

Celebration of India's  70th Independence Day at the Embassy Residence

Washington, DC
August 15, 2016
 
India's 70th Independence Day was celebrated in Washington DC with a flag-hoisting ceremony on the morning of August 15, 2016 at Embassy Residence. The ceremony was attended by around 400 members of the Indian community.

Ambassador Arun K. Singh unfurled the tricolour and National Anthem was sung by all. Thereafter Ambassador addressed the guests and read out Hon'ble President's address to the nation. This was followed by a brief cultural programme comprising of rendition of patriotic songs. Commemorative videos highlighting India@70 were also displayed.

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Ambassador Arun K. Singh unfurling the National Flag on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15. 


Ambassador Arun K. Singh unfurling the National Flag on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Singing of the National Anthem on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


First Secretary Mr. Prasanna Shrivastava welcoming the guests on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Ambassador Arun K. Singh  reading out President's Independence Day Address to the Nation on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Ambassador Arun K. Singh  reading out President's Independence Day Address to the Nation on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Guests in attendance on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Singing of patriotic songs on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.  


Guests in attendance on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Singing of patriotic songs on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Guests in attendance on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Ambassador Arun K. Singh with the artists who performed on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Guests in attendance on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.


Guests in attendance on the occasion of celebration of India's 70th Independence Day at Embassy Residence on August 15.
S. Satish Kumar
First Secretary (Press, Information & Culture)
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