2018 marks 4 years completion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as  Prime Minister of India of the Government of India. In the last 48 months a lot of work has been done by Prime Minister Modi. Click here for more information. This year is special as it marks 145 years of Indian arrival in Suriname. On June 5th 1873 the first ship arrived in Suriname from India. The Hindustani Surinami are an integral part of the Dutch Society. Stichting OFBJP and Stichting India Light celebrated India Day Holland and Chai Pe Charcha at Zaantheater in Zaandam on 16 September 2018 (Sunday) to celebrate Unity in Diversity and Indian-Dutch Friendship. This year we were happy to collaborate with our first Dutch partner Wilde Ganzen  who is known across the Netherlands and the world for doing charity work. Wilde Ganzen last year celebrated 60 years for supporting development projects to combat poverty.

The key highlights of the Chai per Charcha are