Indian Independence Day
August 15, 2022
Day is celebrated annually on August 15 commemorating the nation's independence
from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947; and
Independence Day is marked
throughout India with flag-raising ceremonies, with the main event taking place
at the Red Fort in New Delhi. It begins with the hoisting of the flag by the
prime minister, followed by the singing of the Indian national anthem, a parade,
kite flying, and a televised address by the Prime Minister; and
Born out of the same
commonwealth, Indians have been part of the Canadian fabric for a century and
have made significant contributions to all walks of Canadian life; and
The Indian Community
recognizes the strength of diversity and respects the uniqueness of all; Many
Proud Indo-Canadians have chosen Canada, namely Bradford West Gwillimbury, as a
future for their families and their children.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
His Worship Mayor Rob Keffer and Members of Council proclaim August 15, 2022,
as INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY in the
Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FLAG-RAISING
A flag-raising will take place on Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 pm (outside) at the Court House Courtyard - 57
Holland St. E.