The Indian Independence Act came into force in 1947 and the country’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, raised country’s first national flag of Independence in Delhi.
The Independence Day in India is celebrated without taking into account national affiliation or denomination, and it symbolizes the aspiration for a democratic Indian unity. On this day, a flag raising ceremony is taking place in the presence of state officials and public figures in all the cities of the country.
The 71st anniversary of the independence of India was also celebrated also at the Indian Embassy in Armenia with the ceremony of raising the national flag.
“It is important for us that we have invited all Indians living in Armenia and friends of India to this events,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Armenia and Georgia Yogeshwar Sangwan told “A1 +.”
Armenia and India have established diplomatic relations since 1992, and these relationships, according to the ambassador, have always been wonderful.
“Regardless of which government or president was the head of country, our relations with Armenia have been wonderful. The three former presidents of Armenia visited India and our two vice presidents were in Armenia. Vice President Hamid Ansari visited [Armenia] last April. We have wonderful political relations with Armenia, we support each other on the international platforms in the UN. During a recent meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, he personally reaffirmed that India is one of the five countries that Armenia will develop relations with. So, Armenian-Indian relations will continue to grow and develop,” said the Indian Ambassador.
He also noticed that at present, they concentrated on expanding trade, economic and cultural relations between Armenia and India. According to the Ambassador, most of the time try they to deepen business ties, and connections between the people.
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