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76th Independence Day of India celebrations in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Posted on: August 15, 2022 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India
Press Release
76th  Independence Day of India celebrations in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

                                                                                                                                                      The Consulate General of India, Hambantota celebrated the 76th  Independence Day of India on Monday, August 15, 2022 at the Consulate premises in Hambantota with great patriotic zeal and fervor. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by Acting Consul General Shri Atul Aggarwal followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Thereafter, the Acting Consul General read out the text of Hon’ble President Smt.  Droupadi Murmu’ s address to the nation on the eve of the Independence Day.

2.         Many distinguished personalities, including, The Clergy, Hon’ble Mayor, Hon’ble Deputy Mayor, General Officer Commanding of 12th Division at Hambantota, Acting Naval Officer In Charge of Kavanthissapura Naval Base, , Assistant Superintendent of Police, Hambantota, Additional District Secretary, Assistant District Secretary, Head Quarters Inspector of Hambantota,  Senior Government officials, officials from Hambantota Chamber of Commerce, representatives of hospitals etc. participated in the flag hoisting ceremony.

3.         This year Independence Day celebration was dedicated to the people of India. Based on the success achieved by the people, the resolve to build “Atmanirbhar Bharat” is also a part of this Mahotsav. This grand festival was also gone ahead with the “Har Ghar Thiranga Abhiyan” The Indian tricolours fluttering in every nook and corner of the World.



15th August 2022