India to host young parliamentarians from 75 countries.

Young Parliamentarians from Poland, Sweden, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Jamaica, Bhutan and Sweden were among the first batch of the leaders to visit Gujarat and meet with state ministers

India to host young parliamentarians from 75 countries.
Foreign delegation consisting of young Parliamentarians from Democratic Nations visiting, Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India on initiative of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) to host young emerging leaders of 75 Democracies as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. All Photographs: ICCR

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be hosting young Parliamentarians and leaders from 75 countries in order to showcase India's thriving democracy and culture on the occasion of India’s 75 years of independence.

From Left- President, ICCR President, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Rhoda Moy Crawford (Jamaica), Jeevan Kumaravel Thondaman, (Sri Lanka), Kinga Magdalena Gajewska (Poland) and Dinesh Kumar Patnaik, Director General-ICCR interacting with media in New Delhi on 2 Dec. 2021.
Foreign delegation of young Parliamentarians visiting Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India

ICCR origin can be traced back to 1950 when it was founded by Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad with a pivotal objective to actively participate in the formulation and implementation of policies and programs concerning India’s external cultural relations. In addition to that, it also fosters to build a mutual understanding and develop a relationship between India and other nations.