India commemorated 75 years of independence on 15 August 2022. The country celebrated the 76th Independence Day by hoisting the national flag on their homes and participating in the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign launched by the central government. The Indian tricolor was seen shining not only in the country but also in foreign countries as Indian citizens celebrated Independence Day across the world. A group of young musicians from Sri Lanka recently sent their warm wishes to India on Independence Day through a YouTube video.
A video was recently uploaded on the official YouTube channel of You Celebrity Forum in which several musicians from Sri Lanka sent their love to India on the occasion of Independence Day. In the video, the musicians talked about the connection between the two countries and sang some songs.
Sri Lankan musicians send love to India
Musician Devnaka Porage was the first to appear in the video and talk about India-Sri Lanka relations. The musician said, “Together we fought against the British Empire for our freedom and won. I feel we (Sri Lanka and India) are one, we share the same roots, the same culture and we are connected in every way. We share the same spiritual brotherhood.”
“Freedom is something we had to fight for and it’s time to celebrate the fact that we still have our freedom and we should never give it up,” he added.
Musician Hashini Wedanda further mentioned how India and Sri Lanka share the same culture. She also named India as her home, highlighting the connection between the two countries. Wednanda added, “India and Sri Lanka are connected, we are forever grateful that you are behind us… We wish you a very happy Independence Day.”
Ishini Thamodya Jayathilake also spoke about the historical connection between the two countries. The musician said, “India has an important relationship with mother Sri Lanka, not only now but also in the past as she has helped build our culture. India, very happy Independence Day.”
Visharad Khanika Edirimanne stunned the audience with his melodious voice as he sang Vande Mataram as she wished Indians a happy Independence Day.