India celebrates Independence Day

PUBLISHED: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:40:15 GMT

70 years ago on the stroke of midnight on August 14 1947, a partition came into effect, dividing British India into two new, independent countries: India and Pakistan. Yesterday Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day and today India. New Indian High Commissioner to the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho Her Excellency Ruchira Kamboj and Dr. K.J. Srinivasa, Consul General of India joins CNBC Africa to discuss the India- South Africa relations.

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