The Embassy of India cordially invites all Indian citizens and persons of Indian origin to the celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 16:00 hours
Venue: Embassy of India SES 805, Lote 24, Asa Sul, Brasilia DF
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9 January every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. January 9 was chosen as the day to celebrate this occasion since it was on this day that Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa, led India’s freedom struggle and changed the lives of Indians forever.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is also celebrated to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India, reconnect them with their roots and celebrate their achievements and contributions. The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas provides a platform for the overseas Indian community to engage with the Government of India on issues of concern to our Diaspora and to explore opportunities for investment in India and contribution to the country of their origin.