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45th Independence Day of Mauritius Celebrated; Pranab Mukherjee Was the Chief Guest


Author :Akanksha Sharma

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Pranab MukherjeeMauritius celebrated its 45th Independence Day on 12 March 2013. The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee was the chief guest at the 45th Independence Day celebrations of Mauritius.

It is important to note that 12 March 2013 is also iconic for India because it is the anniversary of Dandi March as well.
Apart from being the Chief Guest at the 45th Independence Day of Mauritius, Pranab Mukherjee also visited the World Heritage Site, the Aapravasi Ghat, where Indian labourers first landed. India as well as Mauritius share a mutual interest in various sectors such as science and technology, renewable energy, investment, education, culture and trade.

Mauritius Independence Day- The Origin

Mauritius was first settled in 1638 by the Dutch. Later, it was overtaken by the French in 1715. Even later, it was taken over by the British. Mauritius finally achieved its Independence on 12 March 1968.

Celebrations of the Mauritius Independence Day

Mauritius Independence Day is celebrated with flag hoisting at Champ-de-Mars in Port-Louis, which is followed by speeches of the Government leaders. At the 45th Independence Day of Mauritius, the President of India is the Chief Guest.

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