In Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, the preparations are on at the Embassy of India for the celebration of the 68th Independence Day. The day will also be celebrated at the Consulate General of India in Bali and the Consulate General of India in Medan with traditional gaiety and fervour.
An invitation has been put up on the facebook of the embassy for the persons of Indian origin to participate on the flag hoisting ceremony at the premises of the embassy on August 15 at 10 AM local time.
The members of the Indian community in hundreds will be participating in the flag hoisting ceremony and school children from Indian schools in the capital city of Jakarta will sing the National Anthem and patriotic songs. Also, a cultural programme will be put up for which the participants are rehearsing.
The inset pictures show the invitation and persons of Indian origin getting ready for participation in the National festival. One of the photos has been contributed by Indu Nandal, a facebook friend.