Monday 20th May 2024
Monday 20th May 2024
गृहपृष्ठNepalIndian Embassy commemorates 72nd Republic Day of India in Kathmandu

Indian Embassy commemorates 72nd Republic Day of India in Kathmandu

Flag hoisting, book gifting, reception and launching of India-Nepal Alumni  Network 'Sampark', among other programs held 

KATHMANDU- The Embassy of India in Kathmandu has celebrated the  72nd Republic Day of India in Kathmandu. 

The  celebrations began  with hoisting  of  the  national  flag  by  Indian Ambassador Vinay  Mohan  Kwatra amid a ceremony held at Indian Embassy in Lainchaur. He then  read  out  the  message  of  the President  of  India  on  the occasion. 

During the ceremony, the Indian  Ambassador  felicitated  Veer  Nari,  war  widows  and  next  of  kins  of deceased  soldiers  by  disbursing  their  dues  worth Rs 3.68 crore and  a  blanket  to  each.  

The Embassy  also  gifted  books  to  50  libraries  and  educational  institutions spread  across  all  the  provinces  of  Nepal. 

Later  in  the  day,  the  Ambassador  hosted  a  reception  at  India  House.  Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep  Kumar  Gyawali  attended the reception as  the  Chief  Guest.  

Issuing a statement, the Indian Embassy said that India-Nepal Alumni  Network ‘Sampark’ along with website was launched  by  former  President  of Nepal Ram  Baran  Yadav on this occasion. The  event  was  attended  by  prominent  leaders,  officials, artists, journalists  and public  personalities  who  have  studied  in  India, according to the Indian Embassy. 

They were felicitated for their significant contribution to strengthening people-to-people links between India and Nepal.

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