Inauguration of Little India Gate in Medan
The inauguration ceremony of ‘Little India Gate’ was held today at ‘Kampung Madras’ or ‘Madras Village’ area in Medan city. The Little India Gate was inaugurated jointly by the Ambassador of India to Indonesia and Timor Leste H.E. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Rawat, the Mayor of Medan H.E. Drs. H. T. Dzulmi Eldin S, M.Si and Mr. A.S. Kobalen, the head of Gemasadhana, an organisation representing Indonesian Hindu and Buddhist communities in the presence of prominent local leaders like Mr.Parlindungan Purba, the Senator from North Sumatra province and Mr. Iswanda Nanda Ramli, member of the North Sumatra legislative assembly. The event was also attended by leaders of various Indonesian-Indian associations belonging to Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist and Christian communities. About 7000 people witnessed this historic moment with great enthusiasm.
27 October 2018
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