As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, a seminar on "Story of World's Largest Democracy's Election" was held at the Consulate on 30 Nov to commemorate the Constitution Day.
Opening remarks by High Commissioner H.E. Mr. Jaideep Sarkar were followed by a presentation by Mr. Umesh Sinha, Secretary General of Election Commission of India and an elaborate election procedure by Mr. Sushil Chandra, Chief Election Commissioner of India. Mr. Glen Mashinini, Chairman, Electoral Commission of South Africa drew parallels between the two democratic institutions. Q&A were answered by Mr. Mosotho Moepya, Commissioner, ECI.
A documentary film "Constitution of India" was also screened during the event. The programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Consul General Ms. Anju Ranjan.