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Republic Day of India observed in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 27 January 2011 09:07 No Comment]

Indian_Rep_Day_Jaffna_02_91700_200 The Indian Consulate in Jaffna observed Republic Day of India with a march by the security division of Indian Police inside the premises of Indian Consulate in Jaffna on Wednesday. V. Mahalingam, the Indian Consul-General in Jaffna, hoisted the Indian national flag and read out text of the speech by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Consulate situated near Kantharmadam Junction.

Indian workers residing in North took part in the event.

The mission was opened declared by Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna last year on November 27 Tamil Heroes Day.

India, which remained a dominion of the The British Crown, adopted its first constitution on 26 January and proclaimed itself a republic.

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