Overflow crowd for India’s 70th Republic Day celebration at Indian Embassy in Washington

Overflow crowd for India’s 70th Republic Day celebration at Indian Embassy in Washington

Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla called the 70th Republic Day celebration “a landmark event” which, he noted, “also coincides with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji. Continue reading Overflow crowd for India’s 70th Republic Day celebration at Indian Embassy in Washington

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Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

Year-long celebrations for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi commenced on Capitol Hill with US lawmakers, senior Indian diplomats, community activists, press and media persons, gathering in the Rayburn House Office Building for a formal and dignified event befitting the father and founder of the Indian nation. Continue reading Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

The eagerly awaited annual Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill, now organized by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and co-hosted by Indiaspora and the Hindu American Foundation, attracts several members of the Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist faiths who celebrate the popular and pluralistic Indian festival of lights. Continue reading US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill