Wednesday 22 March 2023 | Chaitra Sud 1, Samvat 2079

Wed 22 Mar 2023

68th Indian Republic Day Celebrations

During the 68th Republic day, Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal -  Nairobi, held a flag raising ceremony of the Indian National Flag at 8am. Acharya Swamishree hoisted the flag with beautiful flower petals showering the surroundings. Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe band Nairobi Saluted the Indian National Flag by playing the Indian National Anthem. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, Sant mandal and devotees too saluted the Indian National Flag.

During these celebrations, the Managing editor; Ravneet Sehmi and Writer/Photographer, Hussein Jiva from The Asian Weekly - East Africa's first Asian paperzine,  graced the celebrations and seeked blessings from Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.

Later in the evening after Sandhya Arti Niyams, representatives from The Kenya Society for the Deaf Children were welcomed into the temple Hall. Various folk dances were performed during the Indian Republic Day event. The Kenya Society for the Deaf Children received a handsome donation of Ksh. 250,000, 75 mattresses, pillows, blankets and their covers in honour of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's Sadbhav Amrut Parva celebrations.