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Celebration of Independence Day 2021

Aug 16, 2021


75th Independence Day was celebrated with utmost joy, enthusiasm and pride at the premises of Embassy of India, Beirut on 15 August, 2021. On account of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in light of various guidelines issued by the local authorities, the physical participation in the Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the occasion of 75th Independence Day of India was limited. This was however first time the Indian Community could participate in the Flag Hoisting ceremony at the Embassy, in-person, after January 26, 2020. About 50 members of the Indian community attended the ceremony. The undersigned hoisted the national flag on the occasion. After unfurling of the National Flag, Hon’ble President’s Address to the Nation was read.

On the eve of the Independence Day, Embassy building was lit up in Tricolour. Indian Battalion at UNIFIL also lit up various icons at its base in Tricolor on the occasion.

Prominent Lebanese Pianist, Ghida Knio recorded a rendition of National Anthem on the occasion which was posted on the Social Media accounts of the Mission.




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