Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas strengthening India’s partnership with US

Vastavam web: The immense contribution of the Indian American community in strengthening India’s partnership with the US was highlighted during Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas celebrations in the Indian Consulate in Chicago this week.In her key note address, Consul General Neeta Bhushan highlighted the efforts being made by the Indian government to reach out to Indian community settled abroad.In his remarks, Dr Barai discussed how the Indian community can complement the efforts of the Indian government for the welfare of the community and for further strengthening partnership with the US.

Mohammed Yusuf, father of Mohammed Akbar who became victim of gun violence in Chicago on December 6; Ishak Vohra, father of Arshad Vohra, a 19-year Indian student who was shot dead in a robbery attempt on December 28 and Muzaffar Hussain, son of Bakar Sayyed who was shot in the same incident on December 28 were also present during the event.The Consulate also celebrated the Vishava Hindi Diwas after the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas.Some prominent Hindi poets of Chicago area recited their poems on the occasion, highlighting the sentiments of migrant Indians.