Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on 9 January every year to commemorate the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in 1915 and the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the growth of India. The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas arrange for a stage to the overseas Indian community to network with other overseas Indians living in various parts of the world. The theme for 2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was “Redefining engagement with the Indian diaspora”.
Question for the Day on the Topic
Consider the following statements
- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated to commemorate the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in 1915.
- It is celebrated annually.
Select the correct ones
- 1 only
- 2 only
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 nor 2