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Asha Bajaj
8 min readAug 12, 2021

As part of the unique campaign to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav, Ministry of Culture, Government of India has created a portal ( where diaspora members could upload their video singing the national anthem which will then be compiled into one grand video and be released on August 15 on the occasion of India’s Independence Day. Participants are requested to register here to be eligible for prizes awarded through a lucky draw organized by the Consulate General of India, Toronto.

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Website: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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