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Celebration of 77th Independence Day of India

Posted on: August 15, 2023 | Back | Print

High Commission of India 

Press Release

The 77th Independence Day of India was celebrated in Lilongwe with a flag-hoisting ceremony on 15 August, 2023 at the High Commission premises.
2.    High Commissioner of India, H.E. S. Gopalakrishnan, hoisted the tricolor, which was followed by singing of the National Anthem. Thereafter, the High Commissioner read out the address of the Rashtrapatiji  to the nation on the eve of the 77th Independence Day. In the evening, High Commission in association with Indian Country Club and Indian Community Forum organized a programme to celebrate the 77th Independence Day at the Indian Country Club, Lilongwe. 

3.    In his remarks at both the events, High Commissioner noted that this year’s celebrations are special, as the commemorations of 75 years of Independence being marked as the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ culminate, and the country continues her march into the Amrit Kaal- the journey, towards 100 years of independence. This year also marks India’s G20 presidency; guided by ethos of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’, India has strived to promote global south and has infused new energy into the international development agenda.

 4.     The both events were attended by members of Indian Community and friends of India enthusiastically in large number. The Chancery premise and India Country Club were decorated with tricolor to commemorate the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. Community members and the Mission officials family members also actively took part in “Har Ghar Tiranga” and “Meri Mati Mera Desh” campaign by uploading their selfies shot in the Selfie Booth in the mission. 

15 August 2023