On the occasion of India’s 67th Republic Day, the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain hosted a ceremony at the embassy premises on Tuesday, 26 January. Tri-color balloons and decorations presented a festive atmosphere to the large gathering of diplomats, embassy officials, Indian community members, and media person who had gathered for the event.
Following hoisting of the national flag and singing of the national anthem, Ambassador Jain read out the Republic Day message to the nation by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. Then, school children, infused with pride in the nation, displayed cultural programs that emphasized some of the lively and colorful dance arts of India. Adults joined in the celebrations by rendering patriotic songs that reflected the joy and excitement felt by everyone present on the occasion.