Washington: American city Boston is all set to celebrate the 75th year of Indian independence. The US will exhibit the flight that carries the 220-foot long Indian flag. The New Indian Federation of Indian Association has clarified that a two day programme has planned to celebrate the event.
A parade arranged at India Street, which is situated in the historically famous Boston Harbour, will be attended by the representatives of 32 nations. The organizers have also invited former Indian cricket player R P Singh to lead the parade.
The Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, declared the 75th Independence Day as the ‘Indian Day’.
Celebrations will be held at India Street in Boston and at State House in Road Island on 14 and 15 August respectively. IFA has said that the celebrations are arranged as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Along with the flag hoist in Boston Harbour, there will be a parade by the ex-service men and visuals displaying the diversity of India. The Inauguration of the state house in Rhode Island is also arranged, says the IFA.
The Union Minister Piyush Goyal has sent a voice message to play on the occasion. In that message, Goyal said that the relationship between India and the US is strong and indeed deep.
The former Indian cricket player R P Singh has said that India will soon become the viswaguru and the centre of knowledge and innovations. He also said that the younger Indian generations should be taught about the values, culture and heritage of India.