PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS 2017
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 portal in Delhi. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th 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 in 1915 that Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa, led India’s freedom struggle and changed the lives of Indians forever.
Transcript of Joint press conference