Pravasi Bhartiya Divas - 2019
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas - 2019

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas - 2019

Dear friends,

Embassy of India in Serbia will organize Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) on 9th January 2019. It was on this day in 1915 Mahatma Gandhi, the most famous Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa and changed the course of Indian history by leading India’s freedom struggle. PBD is celebrated in Indian Missions to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India.

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas is an occasion to be celebrated with a sense of pride and exuberance. All members of Indian diaspora are cordially invited to join the celebration of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas on 9th Janaury 2019 at 1500 hrs at the Embassy of India, Djordja Radojlovica 7A, Dedinje, 11040 Belgrade, Serbia as per the following programme:

1500 hrs - Arrival of Guests

- Speech by Ambassador

- Presentation of External Affairs Minister’s Appreciation Letter to the representative of Ms Jadranka Jovanovic, Member of Parliament and Serbian Opera singer who sung ‘Vaishnav Jan to ‘ on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

- Screening of Video ‘ Vaishnav jan to tene kahiye’ performed by Ms Jovanovic, Member of Parliament

- Cultural programme by the members of the diaspora

- Light refreshments

You are kindly requested to confirm your presence at email: by 1200 hrs on 7th January 2019.

The members of the diaspora are also invited to participate in the cultural programme (song, dance, poetry, instruments, etc) that will take place during the event. Interested individuals may kindly indicate their interest and specify the type of activity (song, dance, etc.) they would like to perform. Information on this may kindly be sent in advance at email and in order to enable the Embassy to include the performances of interested individuals in the programme.

Friends of India, members of diplomatic corps, officials of Government of Serbia and the members of media are also invited to attend the event. Interested individuals may please convey their requests at the above email addresses.

Embassy of India