Pondicherry to celebrate its I-Day on Wednesday
Pondicherry will celebrate its 'De-jure' on Wednesday. The UT will be observing a public holiday on the occasion.india Updated: Aug 15, 2006 15:09 IST
The Union Territory of Pondicherry will celebrate its 44th Independence Day on Wednesday.
It was on August 16, 1962, that the 'De-jure' (legal merger of the Union Territory with the Indian Union) was affected after the French Parliament ratified the treaty of cession.
The Union Territory will observe a public holiday on Wednesday and the freedom fighters, who fought for the liberation of Pondicherry will be honoured.