International Day of Yoga celebrations organised during Amrit Mahotsav Celebration by EoI, Lome (June 17-25, 2021)
1. Two online contests were held, which were open to all people in Togo. Prizes were given to winners of these contests; 2. The 7th International Day of Yoga with participation of about 100 guests was celebrated in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence; 3. During the presentation of advance copy of credentials of Ambassador to Togolese Foreign Minister (FM), a gift was presented in a jute bag with a logo of India@75, specially printed for this purpose. FM was briefed about the ongoing celebration of the 75 years of India’s independence.
The celebrations of India@75 event in Lomé (July 30, 2021)
To commemorate #IndiaAt75 Amrit Mahotsav , EOI Lome held an interaction with ITEC(Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation) Alumni on July 30 to highlight the role of capacity-building partnership in India-Togo bilateral relations.
The celebrations of India@75 event in Lomé: Idea, achievements and resolve (August 13, 2021)
To commemorate #IndiaAt75 #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav , Embassy of India in Lomé held an event “Ideas, Achievements, and Resolve” through interaction with Indian diaspora in Togo and Togolese friends of India. Participants comprising former Cd’A of Togo in India, companies run by Indian businessmen in Togo, Togolese student and TCS intern alumni congratulated India on 75 years of its Independence and shared their experiences in supporting India-Togo partnership.
Illumination of prestigious Hotel 2 Fevrier in Lome
The prestigious Hotel 2 Fevrier in Lome draped in tricolor on the eve of India's Independence Day, followed by some cultural performances
15 August celebrations
Embassy of India celebrated the 75th Independence Day on 15 August. After the Flag Hoisting ceremony, Ambassador read out the excerpts of President’s Address to the Nation. In partnership with the Indian community, some cultural performances were also held to mark the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Organization of a blood camp
To mark 75 years of India’s Independence Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy in partnership with the Togo chapter of World Malayali Federation (WMF), held a blood camp on 15 August 2021 wherein 25 volunteers from WMF donated blood. The event was also attended by Prof. Ahoefa Vovor, Director General of Studies, Planning and Health Information at the Ministry of Health of Togo and Dr. Feteke Lochina, Director of the National Blood Transfusion. The Togolese authorities appreciated the Embassy and the WMF for this gesture.
Hindi Diwas celebrations
First-ever Hindi Diwas celebrations in Togo: Programme organized by Embassy of India and Togo-based Indian community members
India – Development Partner Event in Lomé
Celebrating #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav, an event “India – Development Partner” was held in association with Le Litteraire, Lomé. Highlighted human-centric approach to development cooperation of India. Gifted two computers, 15 dictionaries, and stationery material for school children.
Interaction with CV Raman Fellowship alumni from University of Lomé, Togo
Embassy in collaboration with The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India organized an Interaction with CV Raman Fellowship alumni from University of Lomé, Togo. They shared enriching experience from their research training in India. A way-forward approach to promote India and Togo S&T cooperation was also discussed
Business cooperation event in the electronics sector
To enhance business cooperation in the electronics sector, Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) organized a B2B meeting between Indian and Togolese industries on September 29.
Virtual business interaction between Indian and Togolese industries in rice sector
Embassy of India in Lome, Togo in partnership with APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) organized a virtual business interaction on October 1 between Indian and Togolese industries. 20 companies on both sides participated in the event and discussed opportunities for Indian exporters in non-Basmati rice.
Commemoration of Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi: 2 October 2021
Virtual celebration of Gandhi Jayanti in Lomé. The program included • Vaishnav Janto bhajan which includes performance of artists from Africa; • Rendition of Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram bhajan by Togolese singer Foganne; • Address by Ambassador; • Glimpses of performances on the life of Mahatma Gandhi by Ecole SARES’ students, among others; • Announcement: Winners of Mahatma Gandhi online Quiz Contest; • To commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, a video of Mahatma Gandhi’s 75 quotes.
Donations to a secondary school in Lama Kolide,Kara-Togo
In partnership with an Indian company in Kara, Steel Cube factory, Embassy celebrated India@75 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and donated 16 bicycles to a secondary school in Lama Kolide. Ambassador highlighted the human centric development cooperation of India. On this occasion, a gift comprising braille tablet, braille sheet, cane, and a recorder was also presented to a visually impaired student. The event witnessed participation of the Mayor of Kara, Regional Director of Education, Regional Director, village chief, large number of school students and parents, among others. The event was covered by a reputed local TV channel TVT. Ambassador was also interviewed on this occasion.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Week in Kara,Togo
Ambassador during his visit to Steel Cube Factory in Kara celebrated with small Indian community members of the factory the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Week. On this occasion, two films, namely, on Aura of Sardar Patel and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (French sub-titling) were shown
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebration by Embassy of India in Togo
Embassy of India in Lomé celebrated Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. The event was streamed on Embassy’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. The programme included a film on Aura of Sardar Patel, Ambassador’s address, and 11 back-to-back cultural performances by children on the theme of Unity in Diversity, representing various states of India.;
Celebration of Diwali festival by Embassy of India in Lomé,Togo
Embassy in partnership with prestigious Hotel 2 Fevrier celebrated Diwali festival and arranged a cultural performance with participation of children from Indian Diaspora as well as local artistes who sang Indian song and danced to Indian music.
Discover India Event by The Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with ESA university
Commemorating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) university organized a “Discover India” event to strengthen linkages in the field of higher education and skill development between India and Togo. Presentations were made by EdCIL and Chandigarh University. Event also focused on medical tourism and a film showcasing medical tourism in India was also shown. Event was attended by over 100 university students. Event followed workshops on tourism in India, cuisine of India as well as learning and working experiences in India by Togolese alumni who shared their insights with university students
Interaction with togolese companies in ICT sector
To celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav #Atmanirbhar Bharat, Embassy of India in Lomé held an interactive session with six Togolese companies in ICT sector and discussed collaborative opportunities between Indian and Togolese industry. Also encouraged their participation in India-Africa ICT Alliance Business Meeting to be held by ESC on 15-16 December, 2021.
Celebration of the Constitution Day of India
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. To celebrate the Constitution Day, All Embassy officials read the preamble, followed by a virtual ceremony streamed on Embassy’s Facebook page and Youtube Channel with over 500 views, with the participation of Indian diaspora showcasing a talk by two young children from Indian diaspora on the importance of Constitution Day and excerpts from two films on "Samvidhaan: Making of the Constitution of India" and "Beating the Retreat: A Musical Dream".
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. 'The event 'Kashi Utsav' was widely publicized on Embassy's social media platforms.
Online Quiz on 'Dekho Apna Desh
Commemorating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy invited school-going children of Indian diaspora in Togo to participate in the Online Quiz on 'Dekho Apna Desh'. The top two winners will be awarded a prize along with a certificate of recognition. Invitation to participate publicized on mission’s website
First-ever ITEC DAY celebrations in Togo by the Embassy of India in Togo
First-ever ITECDAY was celebrated by Embassy of India in Togo on 2 December. Hon'ble Minister of Higher Education H.E. Prof. Majesté Ihou Wateba and Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Ministry Mr. Afo Salifou were Guests of Honor. 50 ITEC alumni participated in the event. A film on India's development and capacity-building partnership under South-South Cooperation was also shown on this occasion. Some ITEC alumni shared their experience in India and thanked Government of India for this capacity-building training opportunity AmritMahotsav
Commemoration of Mahaparinirvan Divas
Embassy in partnership with Indian diaspora in Togo organized a programme, as part of #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav, to remember and pay tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, chief architect of the Constitution of India on the occasion of #MahaparinirvanDiwas on 06 Dec.
Certificate distribution: Dekho Apna Desh onlline quiz contest
As part of #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav, Embassy organized a quiz contest “Dekho Apna Desh” on 19-22 Nov with participation of children from Indian diaspora. Children were given participation certificates. Top 3 winners –Yash Fatnani, Muhammed Arzal, and Kalyani Ajith –were also awarded
Prize distribution ceremony: Painting competition, 19-25 November
A prize distribution ceremony was held in the Embassy of India on 6 December 2021 for participants of painting competition, held on 19-25 November, as part of #AKAM, to mark the Communal Harmony Campaign Week. While participants were recognized with participation certificates, top three winners – Ramzia Rajeef, Muhammed Arzal, and Ida Kombeh Fye – were given a prize.
Virtual business meet on December 14 between Indian and Togolese industry in the ICT sector.
As part of #AmritMahotsav, India in Togo in partnership with Electronics and Software Export Promotion Council held a virtual business meet on December 14 between Indian and Togolese industry in the ICT sector. Participants discussed collaborative opportunities in the software service industry sector.
Preparatory meeting ahead of Indus FoodTech 2022
#AmritMahotsav. Embassy held a preparatory meeting ahead of Indus FoodTech 2022 being held by Trade Promotion Council of India on 8-10 Jan 2022 at Greater Noida near Delhi. Six Togolese companies participated in the meeting. Ambassador Sanjiv Tandon highlighted how Indus FoodTech will provide a unique opportunity for Togolese companies to interact with Indian suppliers and discuss future business opportunities with indian companies.
Celebration of world hindi diwas
Embassy of India celebrated #WorldHindiDay2022 in a hybrid mode. Messages by Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble External Affairs Minister were read out and a video message by Minister of State for External Affairs (ML) was screened. Several diaspora children in Togo participated in the programme. Awards and certificates of participation were given away to winners of online Hindi Quiz
Celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and National Youth Day
As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy in association with Indian community in Togo, celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and National Youth Day (in hybrid mode) on 12 January 2022. Diaspora Youth participated with enthusiasm and spoke on varied topics such as entrepreneurship, innovation, use of technology in education, industrial psychology and safety. Classical dance and flute performances were also attractions of the event. Prizes and certificates were given to children for winning a contest of sketch drawing of Swami Vivekananda. Certificates were given to participants also.
Rangoli competition to celebrate Makar Sankranti and Pongal
Embassy organized a Rangoli competition to celebrate Makar Sankranti and Pongal as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Members of Indian community in Togo made great efforts and used innovative ideas to make Rangolis. Rangoli made by Mrs. Shweta Girish Mahajan won the first prize, she used food grains, spices & tea powder in her Rangoli artwork, saluting the Real Heroes of India. Embassy greatly thanks all participants for their participation and efforts. Embassy will contact top three prize-winning entries. Keep participating! Glimpses of Rangolis
Observation of Parakaram Divas
Observing Parakaram Divas, Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo in partnership with local Togolese artist Bob Atisso made a sand sculpture of Netaji, a humble tribute to mark 125th birth anniversaire of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Event was attended by 50 members of Indian community.
A cultural evening to promote India-Togo friendship
To celebrate 2nd day of Special Week of #AmritMahotsav by the Embassy of India in Lomé, a cultural evening with friends of India was held at Embassy Residence. To honour some friends of India for their contributions towards promoting India-Togo partnership, momentos with AKAM logo were presented.
Interactive session in partnership with a local industry association, Togo Trade India Link
To mark Day#3 of Special Week of #AmritMahotsav celebrations by the Embassy of India in Lomé, an interactive session in partnership with a local industry association, Togo Trade India Link, was held on Jan 25. Discussed ways to further promote business activities between India and Togo.
73rd Republic Day - Flag-hoisting ceremony
Embassy of India in Lomé celebrated 73rd Republic Day with great enthusiasm & patriotic fervour with Indian community in Lomé. The participation was limited to 50 people due to ongoing pandemic. Ambassador Sanjiv Tandon unfurled the 🇮🇳 and read out Hon’ble President’s Address to the Nation. Importance of these celebrations, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence, was also highlighted.
First-ever National Day Reception to Commemorate 73rd Republic Day of India
Embassy of India in Lomé held its first-ever National Day Reception to commemorate 73rd Republic Day of India at prestigious Hotel 2 Fevrier in Lomé. Secretary General, Foreign Office, Mr. Afo Salifou represented Foreign Minister as the Chief Guest. Minister of Water and Village Hyraulics, Mr. Tiem was also present at the Reception, which was also attended by several members of diplomatic corps, representatives from National Assembly and senior functionaries from various Ministries. Cultural performances showcasing rich diversity of India were also held by children from Indian diaspora. A photo exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi and Republic Day was also held on this occasion.
A Webinar to strengthen linkages in the field of higher education and skill development
On Day#5 of Special Week of AmritMahotsav by Embassy of India, a webinar to strengthen linkages in the field of higher education and skill development was held in partnership with Andhra University and Togolese Department of Internship and Scholarship (DBS). Lomé and Kara Universities also participated.
Discover India event
To galvanise interest among Togolese university students in India and India’s diverse culture, cuisine & wellness techniques, Embassy of India in Togo held a “Discover India” event on 28-29 Jan as part of week-long celebrations to commemorate #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav. Inaugurated by Togolese Minister of Higher Education & Research Prof. Ihou Wateba, about 300 students participated in this two-day event. Stalls on tourism, cuisine, wellness and educational opportunities in India were highlights along with a photo exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi and cultural performances by Diaspora children.
Dissemination of the event Thanjavur Utsavam 2022
'The Mission publicised the event Thanjavur Utsavam 2022 on its social media handles - Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Dissemination of the event Reimagining Museums in India
'The Mission publicised the event Reimagining Museums in India on its social media handles - Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Free medical camp and gift of Medicines in Kara,Togo
As part of Embassy’s effort to promote human-centric partnership between India and Togo, Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo, in partnership with Ajanta Pharma gifted medicines to two health centers in Kara region (CMS Atchangbade & CHP Kante) and also held free medical camps
Dissemination of the event New Frontiers – Program on Renewable Energy in India
The Mission publicised the event New Frontiers – Program on Renewable Energy in India on its social media handles - Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Webinar between Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and Ministry of Health, Government of Togo,
Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and Ministry of Health, Government of Togo, organized a webinar to explore collaboration in terms of sharing of knowledge and best practices in the area of Ayurveda and other traditional systems of medicine
Commemoration of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
Mission commemorated Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat by organizing a week-long social media campaign to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage in its diversity. Campaign included showcasing India’s diversity through cuisine, festivals, musical instruments, dance, fabric of India and UNESCO’s world heritage sites in India.
Commemoration of the 92nd Anniversary of Salt Satyagraha
Embassy streamed on its Facebook and YouTube channels, a talk titled “Salt Satyagraha – The Power of Nonviolent Action” to commemorate the 92nd Anniversary of Salt Satyagraha and its contribution to India’s freedom struggle organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, in collaboration with Smt. Shobhna Radhakrishna
Outreach with Alumni of Pan-African e-Network Project from Togo
Embassy organized on 18 March an outreach event with Alumni of Pan-African e-Network Project from Togo. They shared their capacity-building e-training experience and how it helped develop their ICT skills. All of them thanked Government of India for giving this opportunity.
Business cooperation event in the Seafood sector
To generate awareness about India’s seafood sector among Togolese industry, an outreach event was held by Embassy of India in Togo with some Togolese companies to explore business opportunities in the fishing sector
Commemoration of the Foundation Day of Bihar on 22 March and Rajasthan
Embassy commemorated the Foundation Day of Bihar on 22 March and Rajasthan on 30 March by showcasing some tourist attractions of those states on Embassy’s social media.
commemoration Utkala Dibasa
Mission commemorated on 1 April the Foundation Day of Odisha by showcasing some tourist attractions of the state on Embassy’s social media.
Business interaction in the medical device sector
To promote business opportunities in the medical device sector between Indian and Togolese industry, Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with Indian Importers Chambers of Commerce and Industry (IICCI) organized a business interaction
Commemoration of Ambedkar Jayanti
On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti on 14 April 2022, Embassy organized an online Quiz on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Architect of the Indian Constitution. The Quiz was open from 8 to 13 April. Twelve participants competed and best two (Mr. Deepak Adwani and Mr. Varatharajan Chandrasekaran) were awarded prizes and certificates of appreciation.
Commemoration of Himachal Day
Mission commemorated ‘Himachal Day’ which is the Foundation Day of the state of Himachal Pradesh by showcasing some tourist attractions of the state on Embassy’s social media.
Workshop on stress Management techniques (15 April 2022)
Embassy, in association with Pranic Healing Centre organized a workshop at Embassy premises on stress management techniques. Participants experimented with a set of breathing, meditation and Yoga techniques, that could help them prevent or reduce stress.
Yoga Workshop on Benefits of Yoga (22 April)
Embassy organized a workshop at Embassy premises on “Benefits of Yoga” with Yoga Instructor Mr. Romuald Yomo. Yoga enthusiasts included participants from the Government, business, and media, among others.
First-ever India Education Fair in Lomé (26 April 2022)
Embassy in partnership with TIES & SAPE Media Ltd. held first-ever India Education Fair in Lomé with participation of 10 universities from India. Higher Education Minister of Togo Prof. Wateba was the Chief Guest. Over 600 students attended the event. On the margins of India Education Fair in Lomé on 26 April 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Andhra University in India and Lomé University and Kara University in Togo to strengthen educational and skill development linkages between these institutes.
Commemoration of the Foundation Day of Gujarat, Maharashtra Day and Sikkim Statehood Day (1 May, 16 May & 30 May 2022)
Mission commemorated the Foundation Day of Gujarat on 1 May; Maharashtra Day on 1 May; Sikkim Statehood Day on 16 May; and Goa Statehood Day on 30 May. On these occasions, Embassy showcased some tourist attractions of these states on Embassy’s social media.
Programme on Birth Anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore
On the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore, Mission organized a programme at the Embassy premises. Ambassador along with Mission’s officials paid floral tributes to Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore. The tweets of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Ministry of Culture, Government of India were also retweeted on Embassy’s social media. Mission also publicized details of Video/Film making competition being organized by ICCR in collaboration with Routes2Roots to celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore through its social media handles.
Meeting with Togolese industry participants of IndiaSoft 2022
On 18 May, as part of Amrit Mahotsav, Embassy held a meeting with Togolese industry participants of IndiaSoft 2022 that was held by Electronics & Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) in March 2022. Participants were appreciative of their exposure to Indian IT products and services and they are able to establish some contacts with Indian companies. Embassy assured these participants of all help to facilitate their interactions with Indian companies in order to strengthen the trade and economic content of India-Togo bilateral relations.
Yoga session “Instinctive self-control to change our energy” organized in partnership with Amrit Vela School(27 May 2022)
Embassy of India in Togo in association with Amrit Vela school in Lomé organized a Yoga session “Instinctive self-control to change our energy”. Around 50 Yoga enthusiasts from different walks of the society participated in the event.
Commemoration of Telangana State Formation Day and West Bengal Day(2 June and 20 June)
Mission commemorated Telangana State Formation Day on 2 June; and West Bengal Day on 20 June. On these occasions, Embassy showcased some tourist attractions of these states on Embassy’s social media.
Interactive session with ITEC, ICCR, Study-in-India and Internship Alumni from Togo (03 June 2022)
Embassy held an interactive session with ITEC, ICCR, Study-in-India and Internship Alumni from Togo and highlighted the role that the capacity-building partnership is playing in expanding bilateral relations between India and Togo
Bicycling ride with participation of school children on the occasion of World Bicycling Day (04-June-2022)
On the occasion of World Bicycling Day, Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo in association with ANGE association organized a bicycling ride with participation of school children.
Business interaction in the agricultural sector between Indian and Togolese industry (07 June 2022)
Embassy of India in Togo in association with IICCI organized a business interaction on June 7 to discuss business opportunities in the agricultural sector between Indian and Togolese industry.
Performance to some Bollywood numbers and Togolese songs
Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo in association with ANGE and Indian Diaspora organized a dance performance to some Bollywood numbers and Togolese songs with participation of students from ANGE and Diaspora children
Yoga session at the prestigious Lomé University (16 June 2022)
Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo in association with Yoga instructor Mr. Romuald Yomo, arranged a Yoga session at the prestigious Lomé University with participation of university students.
Interactive session with students from Collège-Lycée Scientifique SIGMA in Lomé (17 June 2022)
Embassy of India in Lomé in partnership with Collège-Lycée Scientifique SIGMA in Lomé held an interactive session with students, faculty & parents. Presented study and skill development opportunities in India in terms of ICCR scholarships, Study-in-India programme, and possible collaborative opportunities between SIGMA & Indian institutes.
Celebrations of the 8th International Day of Yoga (21 June 2022)
Embassy of India in association with local Yoga schools and Indian Diaspora celebrated the 8th International Day of Yoga at Ramatou Beach with participation of around 150 Yoga lovers from all walks of life.
Preparatory meeting with 7 Togolese companies ahead of 11th India International Silk Fair (5 July 2022)
Mission held a preparatory meeting with 7 Togolese companies ahead of 11th India International Silk Fair organized by the Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) on 28-30 July 2022. Encouraging their participation, participants were briefed how the event can be a unique opportunity to discuss business potential with Indian companies. One of these companies participated in this event, which was first such participation by a Togolese company at ISEPC.
Productive interactive session between Chandigarh University and Kara University (6 July 2022)
Embassy facilitated a productive interactive session between the visiting Chandigarh University representative and Kara University Faculty & student fraternity to strengthen linkages in the field of education and skill development. Both Institutes discussed ways to explore mutually beneficial educational and skill development linkages. They also finalized an institutional framework arrangement.
Announcement of 50 internships each semester for students from Kara University (6 July 2022)
At an event held on July 6 by Embassy of India at Kara University to augment capacity-building partnership, Kara-based Indian company, Steel Cube, announced 50 internships each semester for students from Kara University in areas of Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Electronics, and Logistical areas at its Steel Plant in Kara.
Get-together of the Chess team contingent of Togo (20 July 2022)
Embassy of India in Lomé, Togo organized a get-together of the Chess team contingent of Togo prior to their departure for Chennai to participate in the 44th Chess Olympiad. Coinciding with the International Day of Chess, it was also attended by senior officials from Ministry of Sports of Togo. The Togolese team was excited and keenly looked forward to their participation.
Celebration of National Handloom Day in Togo (8 August 2022)
On the occasion of the 8th National Handloom Day, Embassy, in association with Jérôme Creation, organized an event at the Embassy on 8 August 2022 to promote the Indian handloom industry. Ambassador Sanjiv Tandon urged the audience to wear handloom products in our day-to-day lives to support India’s weaving community. A short movie on the Indian handloom industry was also screened.
Celebration of 76th Independence Day (15 August 2022)
On the occasion of the 76th Independence Day of India, the Flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy’s premises. Ambassador Sanjiv Tandon hoisted the Tiranga, the National Flag of India, and read out Hon’ble President ‘s Address to the Nation.