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Celebrations of the 75th Independence day of India

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Kuala Lumpur : The High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur celebrated the 75th Independence Day in the morning of 15 August 2021 (Sunday) with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour.

The celebrations, held at India House, commenced with the unfurling of the National Flag by the Charge d’ Affairs, Dr. Varun Jeph (pic), followed by singing of the National Anthem.

This year event was celebrated in compliance with the prescribed Movement Control Order (MCO) and SOPs due to prevailing COVID situation in Charge d’ Affairs, thereafter, read  out  excerpts from the Hon’ble President of India’s Address to the nation on the eve of the 75th Independence Day of India. In his address, Dr. Varun Jeph greeted the  Indian  community  in  Malaysia  on  this  momentous occasion and wished them the best of health.

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To mark the occasion, a brief cultural programme was organised virtually through online platform.

The Carnatic Vocal Teacher of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre (NSCBICC) rendered mesmerizing ‘Bharat  Mata’- The  virtual  performance also included a musical patriotic video  presentation  by  the  Vocal  teacher and  Kathak  dance  teacher  and  students  of  Netaji  Subash  Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre and followed  by  a  Odissi  dance performance by senior student of NSCBICC.

As a part of the celebration, Charge d’ Affairs planted a sampling of (Ashoka tree) in the premises of India.

The ceremony was attended by officials of the High Commission while observing the physical distancing norms. The Indian Community and friends of India in Malaysia joined the event virtually through the High Commission’s website and social media platform in view of the Covid-19.

The proceedings of the celebrations and cultural programmes are available on the official website of the Mission (hcikl.gov.in) and social media platforms of the High Commission.