India Republic Day celebrations in UAE begin
Published on January 24, 2020 at 21.24
The Indian consulate in Dubai has started the celebrations of the big day a couple of days in advance by conducting several cultural performances and shows representing the countries diverse cultures and people.
On January 24, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter NPIO in association with the Consulate General of India in Dubai celebrated Republic Day with a power packed patriotic event.
Over 300 Indian expats attended the three hour event that saw a number of patriotic performances from different schools and groups in the form of skits, classical dances, Bollywood style performances, short talk on freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi.
CA Anish Mehta, chairman ICAI Dubai and CA Sundar Nurani, vice-chairman of ICAI Dubai, felicitated the Consul General of India Vipul who welcomed members of the Indian community on the occasion.
A renowned group of 15 artists from Udupi district in Karnataka presented the traditional Indian theatre form Yakshagana.
The Indian consulate in Dubai will have a flag hoisting ceremony on the occasion of 71st Republic Day of India at the consulate on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 7am onwards.