Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

Context: Punjab CM greeted the entire Indian Diaspora on Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

About Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is a celebratory day observed on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India.
  • The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Ahmedabad on 9 January 1915.
  • PBD 2020 was held in New Delhi on 9th January 2020 in which EAM interacted with Diaspora in eight countries through Video Conference. The event was webcast live to all Indian Missions and Posts abroad.

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