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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - NRI Day - January 9

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in english it means Non Resident Indian Day (NRI Day) is celebrated every year on Jan 9th.
How and When it was started?
Based on the recommendations of the committee headed by L M Singhvi from 2003 onwards the NRI day was celebrated.
Why Jan 9th was chosen as NRI Day?
In 1915, Gandhiji returned to India from South Africa on 9th Jan 2015 and hence it was chosen as the NRI day.
Year and the host Locations
  1. 2003 - New Delhi
  2. 2004 - New Delhi
  3. 2005 - Mumbai
  4. 2006 - Hyderabad
  5. 2007 - New Delhi
  6. 2008 - New Delhi
  7. 2009 - Chennai 
  8. 2010 - New Delhi
  9. 2011  - New Delhi
  10. 2012 - Jaipur
  11. 2013 - Kochi
  12. 2014 - New Delhi
  13. 2015 - Gandhinagar (100th Year of Gandhiji's Return to India)
  14. 2016 - New Delhi
  15. 2017 - Bengaluru (Upcoming)

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