The High Commissioner of India invites all Indians and all belong to Indian diaspora for 68 th Republic day Celebration. In addition to official celebration organise by High Commission of India in Wellington, Auckland Indian Association at Auckland also organized Republic day celebration at Mahatma Gandhi Centre, New North Road . The High Commission of India organize the Indian Republic Day in Wellington on Thursday, January 26, from 10:30 a.m. The occasion will see a flag-hoisting ceremony that will be followed by the Indian national anthem. The event will be held at Bharat Bhavan, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie. The Indian High Commissioner Sanjiv Kohli will also read out the Indian President’s message to the nation and the programme will also include the cultural performances.
Later in the evening, Mr Kohli will also host a reception for ministers, members of parliament, and community leaders in Lower Hutt at Performing Arts Centre, Sacred Hearts College.
Earlier this week, the High Commission extended an invitation to all Indians and their friends to join the celebration.
Auckland Indian Association will also celebrate the occasion on January 26 at Mahatma Gandhi Centre, New North Road. The event, which will begin at 10 a.m., will feature flag hoisting followed by a cultural programme.