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Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York, to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




To commemorate India’s Independence Day, which is celebrated every year on the 15th of August, Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The year 2017 signifies a milestone as India celebrates the 70th year of its Independence.

To mark this special occasion, Mr.Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York, will ring the Opening Bell.


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Consulate General of India Media Contact:

Mr. L. T. Ngaihte


Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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About Consulate General of India in New York:

The Consulate General of India, New York, represents the Government of India in the region across 10 States, stretching from Ohio in the Mid-West, till the New England region. The Consulate renders consular and visa services to the residents in the region, including the large Indian community, and focuses on enhancing bilateral relations with regard to trade and investment as well as in diverse areas such as cultural and educational exchanges, scientific research, among various other fields.

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