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Flag Hoisting ceremony - 75th Independence Day

August 16, 2021
Flag Hoisting ceremony - 75th Independence Day
The Flag Hoisting ceremony was organised on the occasion of India's 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2021 with traditional fervour and enthusiasm at the Chancery premises. The celebrations commenced with unfluring of the National Flag by the Consul General Dr. Shashank Vikram followed by collective singing of the National Anthem. Soon after that Consul General read out the address of Hon'ble President of the Nation to all the guests present. More than 110 members of British, Indian community and the Consulate officials joined the celebrations including the Rt. Hon'ble Baroness Sandip Verma, Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Muhammad Afzal, Lord Mayor of Leicester Mr. Deepak Bajaj, Mayor of the Borough of Telford & Wrekin Council, Mr. Amrik Jhawar, Mr. Simon Foster, West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner along with several Councillors, Deputy Lieutenants, academics, professionals and members of the Indian diaspora from Midlands & North England.

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