New Delhi: Celebrating the 75 years of Independence Day, the Indians living in New Jersey and New York in the United States came forth on the streets including Times Square, and commemorated India’s liberation from British Rule. Several images have gone viral on social media where Indians were seen gathering in large numbers and proudly waving the Tricolour.
Moreover, Craig J. Coughlin, Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly also joined the Indians and celebrated the occasion. “Though India’s story occurred many years after America’s, our shared principles of freedom and democracy unite us,” he said while speaking about his experience. As I stand here in the heart of the business sector, I am reminded of how Indian Americans have contributed to New Jersey’s great prosperity.”
Celebrating alongside our local Indian American community today as the Indian Business Association hosts New Jersey’s 18th annual India Day Parade. pic.twitter.com/c29vGoE22w
— Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (@SpeakerCoughlin) August 14, 2022
Also, the Assemblyman for New Jersey District 18, Rob Karabinchak joined the Indians to celebrate Edison’s 18th India Day parade.
“The Indian American community in Edison & throughout New Jersey is so vibrant and vital to our district, I am proud to support for the local community and the growing number of Indian American,” he tweeted.
Today, I was honored & happy to attend the 18th annual India Day Parade in Edison.
The Indian American community in Edison & throughout New Jersey is so vibrant and vital to our district, I am proud to support for the local community and the growing number of Indian American.🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/wD0L4LaqYh
— Asm. Rob Karabinchak (@RKarabinchak) August 14, 2022
In New Jersey, some Indians were seen with bulldozers while celebrating Independence Day in New Jersey. The bulldozers had pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath.
One such banner read, “Baba ka Bulldozer.”
Iselin – New Jersey 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸08830 pic.twitter.com/EM4XJQApRs
— bhavesh dave (@bombay411) August 15, 2022
Besides, on Monday, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort for the 9th consecutive time to celebrate the 75 years of Independence Day.
In his 83-minute long speech, the Prime Minister stated that India would be a developed nation in the next 25 years. He also remembered the forgotten heroes of the country panchpran, naari shakti, corruption, and family dynasty, among other things.