Embassy of India organized  a music concert titled ‘Easter Concert – Celebrating India’s Unity in Diversity’ at the embassy auditorium on 21 April. The Indian musical evening by Kuwait Chamber Chorale was attended by a large number of ambassadors resident in Kuwait and also prominent Indian community members.

The musical evening, which began with the national anthem of India, included melodious songs on the occasion of Easter in multiple languages and also patriotic songs of ‘Vande Matharam’ and ‘Sare Jahan se accha’.

In his inaugural address, Indian Ambassador H.E. Sibi George highlighted India’s unity in diversity and its civilizational ethos. He said that Indians celebrate all festivals which symbolizes India’s unity in diversity of which all Indians are proud of. Emphasizing the unique values of the constitution of India, Ambassador George pointed out that every child in India is free to pursue their dream or passion thanks to the constitution which guarantees Justice in social, economic and political; Liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; and Equality of status and of opportunity.

Ambassador George noted Indians in Kuwait are a cross-section of India representing its rich and varied culture and added that community members are contributing immensely in the economic development of Kuwait, and have become an integral part of the socio-cultural and economic fabric of Kuwait.  He thanked the Indian community for its contributions in promoting the vibrant India – Kuwait bilateral relations which has evolved into a long-standing dynamic partnership.

The ambassador pointed out the unity within the Indian community, which was displayed in its fullness during the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, when the Indian community joined hands with the embassy to help each other, transcending religions, linguistic and regional differences. Ambassador said that in the fight against COVID-19, the role played by Indian medical professionals in Kuwait, particularly doctors and nurses, always stands out. He added that when Kuwait’s story of fight against COVID-19 is written the contributions of Indian doctors and nurses, as frontline warriors, will be in golden letters.

Ambassador further mentioned that in coming weeks and months the embassy will continue to celebrate in Kuwait, India’s unity in diversity, as part of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence which is celebrated as Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait.

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