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Quami Ekta Week begins today

Updated: Nov 19, 2016 08:35 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 19 (ANI): Communal Harmony Week or Quami Ekta Week will be observed all over the country from today onwards.

According to a Home Ministry release, the observation of the Quami Ekta Week will help to highlight the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand actual and potential threats to the eclectic and secular fabric of our country.

During the week many programmes like meetings, seminars and symposia will be organized to highlight the importance of communal harmony and national integration.

The release said, the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous organisation with the Ministry of Home Affairs, organises Communal Harmony Campaign coinciding with the Qaumi Ekta Week and observes the Communal Harmony Flag Day on 25th November.

The first day of the week will be celebrated as the National Integration Day. The day will be observed as Welfare of Minorities Day and 21st November will be celebrated as Linguistic Harmony Day. (ANI)