70th Independence was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect at the abode of Hon’ble Consul General of India, Guangzhou Mr. Y. K .Sailas Thangal. The ceremony started at 9AM in the backyard of their residence with members of Indian Consulate, members of Indian community residing in Guangzhou, students of few universities and a few Chinese nationalities.
To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation, Hon’ble Consul General unfurled the tricolor flag and all in unison sang the national anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom.
Mr. Y. K. Sailas Thangal welcomed the gathering and reiterated the President’s address to the nation. A short film ‘70th Year Of Independence’ showing 70 initiatives by the Modi Government for people’s welfare highlighting initiative taken by the government with messages from Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble EAM was also screened.
A lady then sang the National Song of India that awakened everyone’s feelings towards our Mother land. It was followed by another group song performance.
The program concluded with vote of thanks. At the end, Buffet breakfast was provided for everyone who attended the ceremony. As a token of love and concern, the students of Jinan University had a short talk with Hon’ble Consul general, Mr Y. K Sailas Thangal. He spoke to the students about integrity and righteousness.
Indeed, it was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.