The 71st Republic Day function was held at the Embassy of India, Bangkok on the morning of 26 January 2020. Ambassador Suchitra Durai unfurled the tricolour and read out Rashtrapatiji’s speech. Around 900 Indian nationals, PIOs and friends of India participated.
During the celebrations, Ambassador Suchitra Durai and Ambassador (Retd) R. Swaminathan also honoured six Indian nationals/OCI holders for their contribution to the Indian diaspora in Thailand.
The function included a cultural programme reflecting India’s rich cultural traditions & diversity: patriotic songs in Hindi, Telugu & Assamese.
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India