Indian American community celebrates Republic Day

January 26th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Pratibha PatilWashington, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving biting cold, the Indian American community in Washington celebrated the Republic Day with the Indian Ambassador Ronen Sen unfurling the national flag at a colourful function at the Indian embassy here Monday.President Pratibha Patil’s message was read out. About 250 members of the community joined the function that concluded with the singing of the national anthem and patriotic songs in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali.

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