The 75th Independence Day of India was celebrated in different parts of Sri Lanka on 15 August 2021 in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols. The Indian High Commission said

The celebrations this year are part of the ‘AzadiKa Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2021, to commemorate 75 years of a progressive and self-reliant India.


The main event was held at ‘India House’, the official residence of High Commissioner of India. High Commissioner hoisted the national flag and inspected the guard of honour. He also read excerpts of the President of India’s message on the occasion. The event was telecast live and was attended virtually by friends of India in Sri Lanka and members of the Indian diaspora in Sri Lanka.



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