Sushma Swaraj invites Indian Diaspora to attend 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday invited all Indian Diaspora to attend the 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas' to mark the completion of 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa.

ANI| Updated: Dec 26, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday invited all Indian Diaspora to attend the 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas' to mark the completion of 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa.

"Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Gandhinagar from 7th to 9th Jan 2015. I invite brothers and sisters of Indian diaspora to attend.Pl RT #PBD," Swaraj tweeted.

"Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa on 9th Jan1915. We are commemorating 100 years of Gandhiji's return to India.#PBD," she added.

'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas' is celebrated on January 09 every year to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India.

The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa on January 9, 1915.