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Mayor Dave Helps Mark India Independence Day

August 15, 2019 7:11 PM

Mayor Dave Hodgson joins the celebrations on India Independence Day in BedfordIndia Indepedence Day celebrations took place in Bedford today, with a flag-raising, speeches and entertainment in Harpur Square in the town centre. Mayor Dave Hodgson was among the speakers at the event, which took place bright and early at 7:30am.

Honoured guests in attendance at the event, organised by the Bandhan Bedford Community group, included the Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Ruchi Ghanashyam.

Commenting on Twitter, Mayor Dave said:

"Happy Indian Independence Day! Well done to Bandhan Bedford and all involved in this morning's event, which brought lots of people together at 7:30am for the flag raising and celebrations in the town centre."