Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in Toronto

Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in Toronto

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Feb 2018

Toronto, Feb 13 (IBNS): A grand cultural event to celebrate the 69th Republic Day was organized on Sunday at Pearson Conventional Centre in Brampton, Ontario by Panorama India with the support of the Consulate General of India in Toronto, media reports said.

Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne; MPP Bob Delaney; MPP Amrit Mangat & Rajesh Gupta, President & CEO, SBI Canada were present at the event.

Bhatia announced that the winner of Panorama Idol (the biggest and one of its kind event for the Indian Diaspora in a foreign country), would get a trip to India under India government's 'Know your India Programme'.

Bhatia congratulated and appreciated the efforts of Panorama India towards organising  events like the India Independence Day Parade and Republic Day Celebrations.

Bhatia also highlighted in his speech the remarkable initiatives like 'Connect with your Roots' of Punjab government and 'Know your Goa Programme' of Goa government inspiring youth of Indian origin settled abroad to know their motherland.

Bhatia concluded by saying that the Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India.

(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)

Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in Toronto

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