High commission celebrates 74th Independence Day of India

Wani Roslan

The High Commission of India in Brunei Darussalam held a flag hoisting ceremony at India House on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day of India yesterday.

High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam Ajaneesh Kumar unfurled the national flag followed by the singing of the Indian national anthem.

The high commissioner read the Address to the Nation by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind delivered on the eve of Independence Day. Children from the local Indian community sang three patriotic songs. The 9th edition of the documentary Samvidhan – Making of the Constitution of India was screened for the audience on the occasion.

Some 100 members of the Indian community, persons of Indian origin and friends of India attended the ceremony.

The flag hoisting ceremony at India House. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR