Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Celebrated on 9 January
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♦Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is a day dedicated to the Indian community living in other countries that occurs every two years.
♦The people of India commemorate this day on January 9.
♦The day is named after Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi and our nation’s Father of the Nation.
♦In 1915, he returned from South Africa and became the leader of the Indian independence movement. As a result, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has commemorated this day every year from January 07-09 since 2003.
♦This practice will bring Indians living abroad together to contribute their knowledge, expertise, and talents on a common platform.