Sydney/15th Aug, 2017
India is celebrating 70th anniversary (71st Independence Day) today.
Indian Independence Day is a huge celebration not only in India, but everywhere where Indian diaspora has a presence.
On Saturday, 12 August, Federation of Indian Associations of NSW organized India day to celebrate Indian Independence Day in Parramatta Park.
Today, there will be a celebration at the Consulate General of India in Sydney, other Indian consulates in Australia and the High Commission of India in Canberra.
There are a few high profile receptions in the evening.
There would be a huge celebration including a military parade in New Delhi and a speech by the Prime Minister of India from the Red Forte.
Happy Independence Day!
Jai Hind! Hindustan Zindabaad!!
Dr Yadu Singh