US President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated India on 75 years of independence and said the US and India are “essential partners” who will continue to work together to tackle global challenges in the years to come.
Celebrating the end of British colonial rule in 1947, India will mark the 75th year of its independence on Monday.
The United States joins the people of India in honoring his democratic journey, guided by Mahatma Gandhi’s enduring message of truth and non-violence, Joe Biden said in a statement, referring to the leader of India’s independence movement. “
Joe Biden said, “India and the United States are indispensable partners, and the US-India strategic partnership is based on our shared commitment to the rule of law and promotion of human freedom and dignity.”
Joe Biden also said that his country’s Indian-American community has made the United States a more innovative, inclusive and stronger nation.