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Chamber and committees

Bihar Diwas 2024

  • Submitted by: Foysol Choudhury, Lothian, Scottish Labour.
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 03 April 2024
  • Motion reference: S6M-12712

That the Parliament congratulates the Bihari Community of Scotland on organising the successful Bihar Diwas celebrations on 17 March 2024; recognises the importance of Bihar Diwas, a public holiday in Bihar on 22 March, in commemorating the formation of the eastern Indian state of Bihar in 1912; acknowledges what it sees as the efforts of the leadership of the Bihari Community of Scotland in organising an event in Edinburgh, featuring impressive performances and Bihari food; hopes for the continued success of the Bihari community in Scotland in the future, and wishes the very best to all those involved in the Bihar Diwas celebrations.


Supported by: Karen Adam, Colin Beattie, Ariane Burgess, Jackie Dunbar, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Stuart McMillan, Colin Smyth, Alexander Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney