The Indian Community gathered at the Indian embassy in Thimphu to celebrate India’s 63rdRepublic day, today.
The Gyalpoi Zimpoen,Dasho Penjore, and other senior government officials were also present at the celebration.The celebrations began with the hoisting of Indian national flag.
The Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Pavan K Varma read out the President of India’s address to the gathering. In her address, the President said that India should set example before the democratic world of progress and growth.
“We seek to build bridges of co-operation and friendship with all the countries of the world. We constructively engage with international community to find responses to global challenges. The role and stature of India has been growing and our nation has been scaling up to the ladder of the comity of nations,” reads the message.
The Republic Day of India commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force.