72nd Republic Day of India commemorated

The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka commemorated India’s 72nd Republic Day at India House – the residence of Indian High Commissioner – yesterday. The Constitution of India, which is the world’s largest written constitution, came into effect on 26 January 1950.

High Commissioner hoisted the national flag and inspected the guard of honour on the occasion. Sri Lanka Navy band played two Indian tunes to mark the occasion. Teachers and students of Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center held dance performances. Pix by Lalith Perera