KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Embassy of India has celebrated the 73rd Indian Independence Day in Kathmandu on Thursday amid special ceremony.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri hoisted the national flag of India, and read out a message sent by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind.
On the occasion, the Government of India donated books, buses and ambulances to various organizations and educational institutions of Nepal
Ambassador Puri handed over books of different kinds to various 40 social organizations and schools of Parsa, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Dhading, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Saptari, Dhankuta, Kailali, Ilam, Jhapa, Sankhuwasabha and Rupandehi.
Similarly, he provided keys to ambulances and vehicles to various 30 health institutions and social institutions across the country, the Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University and police school.
Likewise, insurance funds were handed over to families and widows of the Nepalis killed while serving in the Indian Army.
Photos: Mukunda Kalikote