Tampa Bay Indian Community - tampabayIndian.com
| | | | | | | | | | | |
 


 

PM greets Indian diaspora on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics

Author : Indo Asian News Service

Diaspora, Politics, National, Delhi, India Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends



Add an Article

View All Contributions

Add To My Favorite

Add A Picture

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted everyone, especially the Indian diaspora on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "Greetings to everyone, especially the Indian diaspora on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas. Our diaspora has distinguished itself all over the world and has excelled in different spheres. At the same time, they have remained connected to their roots. We are proud of their accomplishments."

On January 9, the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is observed to strengthen the engagement of the Indian community overseas with the India government and reconnect them with their roots. It is celebrated to mark the contribution of the Indians living abroad in the development of the land of their ancestors.

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan will address a virtual youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas conference on 'the role of Indian diaspora' with regard to innovation and new technologies.

January 9 was chosen as the day to celebrate this occasion since, in 1915, Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, had returned to India from South Africa, on this day, and led the country's Freedom Struggle which changed the lives of Indians forever.

Started in 2003, these conventions provide a platform to the Indian community overseas to engage with the government and the people from the land of their ancestors, for mutually beneficial activities. These conventions are also very useful in networking among the overseas Indian community residing in various parts of the world and enable them to share their experiences in various fields.

--IANS

ssb/dpb


Copyright and Disclaimer: All news and images appearing in our news section, search engines and social media are provided by IANS. If you face any issues related to the content/images, please contact our news service provider directly. We are not liable/responsible for any content/images related to the news service provider.


Latest News

View More News


More News Articles

T20 World Cup: Navjot Singh Sidhu roots for Indian team in poetic style ahead of Bangladesh clash

T20 World Cup: Harbhajan backs Indian team to bring title home, says 'boys are in great touch'

Sonakshi will not convert to Islam after marrying Zaheer Iqbal, says groom's father

Twinkle posts pictures with Bobby Deol from debut film 'Barsaat': 'Nostalgia has a sweet aftertaste'

'Bigg Boss OTT 3': Sana Makbul says 'I won't cook for you' to Sai Ketan Rao as ugly fight erupts