Canberra, January 26 (Australia India News Newsdesk) The Indian diaspora in Canberra marked India’s 75th Republic Day with fervour and pride as High Commissioner–Designate Gopal Baglay hoisted the Indian national flag at the High Commission. Amidst a gathering of Indian diaspora from various parts of Australia, Baglay shared excerpts from Indian President Droupadi Murmu’s heartfelt message to the Indian nation, which was broadcast on January 25. The celebration resonated with cultural performances showcasing the deep-rooted bonds cherished by the Indian diaspora with their homeland. From vibrant dances to melodious tunes, the event radiated the essence of India’s rich heritage and diverse cultural tapestry. The enthusiastic participation of members underscored the significance of the occasion, reflecting the unity and pride of Indians across the globe.
Indian Republic Day holds profound historical significance, commemorating the enactment of the Constitution of India on January 26, 1950. This momentous day symbolizes India’s transition to a sovereign republic, embodying the principles of democracy, liberty, and equality enshrined in its constitution. It serves as a reminder of the nation’s journey towards independence and sovereignty.
Beyond the borders of India, the Indian diaspora worldwide joins in celebrating Republic Day with zeal and reverence, honouring their roots and heritage. The festivities not only evoke a sense of nostalgia but also reaffirm the enduring spirit of unity and patriotism among Indians across generations and geographies.