Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sydney, Australia has generated a lot of excitement, especially within the Indian community living in Sydney. Sydney’s Indian population has created a unique cultural hub known as ‘Little India’, where a rich spectrum of traditions, cuisine and festivities intertwine with the city’s cosmopolitan character. The roads leading to Harris Park were decorated in colors of orange, white and green to welcome PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese on Tuesday officially renamed a street in Australia as “Little India” during a special community event in Sydney. Harris Park is a center in western Sydney where the Indian community celebrates festivals and events such as Diwali and Australia Day.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “I had the opportunity to welcome Prime Minister Albanese ji on Indian soil in Ahmedabad. Today he joined me in unveiling the foundation stone of ‘Little India’ here.”
Known as ‘Little India’, Harris Park is home to numerous Indian restaurants, grocery stores, boutiques and cultural centres. The region is known for the sights, sounds and tastes of India, providing a sense of belonging for the Indian expatriate and a pleasant experience for visitors. Harris Park, Sydney’s ‘Little India’, is renowned for its offerings.