On the occasion of the celebration of the 146th anniversary of Greek Independence Day, a formal reception was arranged by H.E. the Ambassador of Greece to New Delhi, Mr. Panos Kalogeropoulos, in the courtyard of the Greek Embassy in New Delhi. The Indian Government was represented by the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreugn Affairs Ms. Preeti Saran, who spoke about the bilateral relations that connect the two historic countries and cradles of democracy and civilization since ancient times. The reception was attended by government and military officials, ambassadors, Dignitaries, as well as Indian scholars and artists, businessmen, and friends of Greece.
Greek Independence Day, observed on March 25th, celebrates the country’s victory in the War for Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution, waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Turks. The national holiday is marked by great parades, patriotic speeches, and demonstrations in Greece and by the Greek delegations and communities abroad.