About Us Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav being celebrated by the Embassy

Embassy of India



Activities of the Mission under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)
Sl. No. Head Activities
1. National Anthem of India Embassy of India, Baghdad promoted recording of national anthem among the Indian community in Iraq (Iraq was ranked 33 with participation of 1026 persons).
2. Competitions to celebrate AKAM Essay and Painting Competitions from 12 to 31 August, 2021 for Iraqi nationals and Indian diaspora on various Themes related to Amrit Mahotsav.
3. Hindi Day Celebrations Hindi Day Celebrations on 14.09.2021 and 15.09.2021.
4. International Day of Democracy Celebration International Day of Democracy celebrated on 15.09.2021.
5. Gandhi Jayanti
  • Gandhi Peace March on 02.10.2021.
  • Embassy of India, Baghdad organized the live screening of ICCR ‘Yugpurush’, a captivating representation of special relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and Srimad Ramchandra.
  • Tree Plantation on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
6. Photo Exhibition of Gandhiji’s  life Photo exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi’s life journey on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti at Chancery premises.
7. Gandhi Katha Gandhi Katha by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna, a renowned Gandhian, on 03.10.2021.
8. Gandhi Lecture Discourse on Mahatma Gandhi by Ms. Suha Althurai, a former Iraqi Diplomat and Translator of works by Gandhi ji into Arabic, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on 03.10.2021.
9. Essay and Painting competitions prize distribution
  • Prize distribution ceremony to the winners and participants for the essay and painting competitions on 03.10.2021.
  • Recital of winning Hindi poem entries.
10. ITEC Day Celebration ITEC and ICCR alumni shared their experiences on ITEC Day celebration on 03.10.2021.
11. Panel Discussion and symposium of Gandhian thought and relevance of Gandhian philosophy in contemporary times Panel discussion on Mahatma Gandhi with Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna and Iraqi thinkers including Dr. Ihsan Al-Amin, Chairman, Bayt al-Hikmah and other prominent personalities and think-tank of Iraq at Bay al-Hikmah (House of Wisdom), Baghdad on 12.10.2021.
12. Photo Exhibition on Gandhiji’s life The exhibition was held at Bayt al-Hikmah and inaugurated by Dr. Ihsan Al-Amin, Chairman, Bayt al-Hikmah.
13. Yoga Workshop
  • Yoga workshop organized to celebrate 75 years of Independence on 06.10.2021.
  • Extensive coverage by TV and electronic media.
14. Blood Donation Camp Embassy of India, Baghdad in collaboration with Ministry of Health of Iraq organized a Blood Donation Camp at the Embassy’s premises on 12.10.2021 to celebrate 75 years of Independence.
15. Celebration of Indian festivals Embassy of India, Baghdad in collaboration with Anjuman-e-Faiz-e-Panjetani organized a cultural evening to celebrate Indian festivals of Dussehra, Diwali and Eid Milad Al Nabawi on 16.10.2021.
16. Photo Exhibition on Gandhiji’s life and lecture on Gandhian philosophy
  • The photo exhibition was held at the Central Library, University of Baghdad on 17.10.2021 and also a lecture on Gandhian philosophy was arranged. The Central Library showcased the Gandhi corner set up at the Library.
  • Extensive media coverage of the events.
17. National Unity Day Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrations on 27.10.2021- A seminar and discussion forum were organized by the Indian community in Najaf. The Indian Ambassador called on the Governor of Najaf Governorate, met religious authorities and visited holy shrines.