The Embassy of India on behalf of the Commonwealth-Netherlands Joint Committee of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission will host a Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service to honour the sacrifices of Commonwealth forces in the First and Second World Wars.
H.E Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of The Netherlands Venu Rajamony will lay a wreath on the graves of the soldiers along with the Ambassadors of the other Commonwealth countries. The Ambassador will read the poem ‘The Gift of India’ by Indian poet Sarojini Naidu which speaks about the contribution of Indian soldiers in World War I.
A special photo exhibition showcasing the contribution of Indian soldiers in World War I will also be displayed by the Embassy of India at the Westduin cemetery after the service. The photo exhibition will be moved to the City Hall in The Hague and will be displayed at the Atrium from November 13th to November 17th.