Flag hoisting ceremony marks India’s Republic Day

Syazwani Hj Rosli

High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam Ajaneesh Kumar hoisted the Indian national flag in conjunction with the 71st Republic of India in a ceremony at India House in Kota Batu yesterday.

The event proceeded with the singing of the national anthem followed by an address from Indian President Nath Kovind, delivered on the eve of the Republic Day by the High Commissioner. A documentary on Making of the Constitution of India was also screened for the guests.

The High Commissioner and guests planted saplings at India House as part of the Constitution Day and Citizens Duties towards preserving natural environment.

The event was attended by over 200 members of the Indian community residing and working in Brunei and guests.

ABOVE & BELOW: Flag hoisting ceremony led by Indian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Ajaneesh Kumar; and the Indian High Commissioner plants a sapling at the event. PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI