Dubai's Indian community celebrates 66th Republic Day

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The Indian community in the UAE celebrated India’s 66th Republic Day on Monday January 26 at Indian High School, Oud Mehta Road, Dubai.

Anurag Bhushan, Indian consul-general in Dubai, who was the chief guest for the event, hoisted the national flag which was followed by the national anthem sung by the school choir. The consul-general then read extracts from the address to the nation by the President of India on the eve of Republic Day.

Addressing a gathering of Indian citizens from various walks of life, the consul-general extended his greetings and Republic Day wishes to all fellow Indians. He also congratulated Indian High School for organising a grand celebration on Republic Day.

Dr. L. M. Pancholia, chairman of Indian High School, made the welcome remarks. The speeches were followed by a march past and a performance by Indian High School students.


 

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