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Slew of I-Day Activities by Indian SF Consulate

Slew of I-Day Activities by Indian SF Consulate

India-West News Desk

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 15, 2022 marked India’s 75th anniversary and the Indian Consulate here, led by Consul General Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad engaged the community in a series of events that drew enthusiastic response.

San Francisco City Hall

The San Francisco city hall was the site of Indian flag hoisting. Mayor London Breed extended a special gesture by lighting city hall in the tricolor. and designating the day as ‘India-US Friendship & Heritage Day.’

Golden Gate Bridge

The Indian American community marched along the famed Golden Gate in a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ waving flags and cries of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai.’ They concluded with the singing of the Indian national anthem.

See video.  

Gadar Memorial

Consul General Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad unfurled the national flag at the historic Gadar Memorial and read the President of India’s message to the nation. This was followed by a cultural program by community members.

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