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After the flag-hoisting ceremony, High Commissioner H.E. Ruchi Ghanshyam has addressed the gathering and rendered a powerful message on unity and commended the resilience of Indian community living in the UK, especially in the wake of recent turn of events after the abrogation of Article 370 in India…. Writes Ragasudha Vinjamuri

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India Day, marking the 73rd anniversary of Indian Independence has been celebrated at Osterley Sports Grounds in Southall on Sunday, 29 September. Several community organisations have come together presenting their culture and cuisine in a 5-hour gathering in spite of the bad weather predicted.

After the flag-hoisting ceremony, High Commissioner H.E. Ruchi Ghanshyam has addressed the gathering and rendered a powerful message on unity and commended the resilience of Indian community living in the UK, especially in the wake of recent turn of events after the abrogation of Article 370 in India.

About 20 organisational groups have presented a variety of dance performances on the stage in varying age groups. Some of the highlights were Dogri dance from Jammu, Rouf dance of Kashmir, Miji dance of Arunachal Pradesh, Rangabati- Sambhalpuri dance of Odisha and relaxation session by Mohanji Foundation UK besides several other presentations. More than 1000 people have attended the event, including Members of the Parliament Lord Rami Ranger CBE, Virendra Sharma, officers of the High Commission of India and councillors from different boroughs.

 

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