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Dil Hai Hindustani: Indian Americans Celebrate India's Independence Day

Indian Americans across the United States joined millions in India and around the world in celebrating India’s 64th Independence Day with traditional fervor and gaiety. A Siliconeer photo essay.



(Above): Bollywood actress Preity Zinta was Grand Marshal at the Indian Independence Day Parade, Madison Avenue, Manhattan, New York Aug. 15. [Photo: Padmanabha Rao Pulakhandam]


(Above): A person in the audience at the New York parade sports the Indian tri-color. [Photo: Padmanabha Rao Pulakhandam]


(Above): Thousands of spectators gathered in Manhattan, New York for the grand parade. [Photo: B4U]


(Above): The B4U float was one of the many colorful floats at the grand parade in Manhattan, New York. [Photo: B4U]

(Above): Kids dressed in traditional Indian outfits performing at San Francisco’s AT&T Park to mark India’s Independence Day alongwith a Giants baseball game.


(Above): Bhangra Dancers perform at the AT&T Park in San Francisco during a Giants game and India Day celebrations.


(Above): Thousands of spectators gathered in Manhattan, New York for the grand parade. [Photo: B4U]


(Above): Kids perform a sequence depicting the acts of martyrs at the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple’s Independence Day celebrations, Aug. 15. [Photo: Prafull Patel]


(Above): Atlantic City, NJ marked the first ever India Day celebrations this year with a lot of dhols.


(Above): Members of the Indian community mark Indian Independence Day in Chicago.


(Above): Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani (r) was Grand Marshal at this year’s India Day Parade in Fremont, Calif. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]


(Above): A girl seen here on stage with Dr. Romesh Japra, the key organizer of Fremont’s India Day Parade and Mela. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]


(Above): A spectator at the Fremont mela. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]


(Above): Indian and U.S. flags on display at a booth at the Fremont mela. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]


(Above): A person in the audience at the Fremont, Calif. festival in a mythological outfit. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]


(Above): A girl holds the Indian tri-color high as she makes way through the crowds at the Fremont, Calif. Independence Day mela. [Photo: SILICONEER / Amar D. Gupta]

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COVER STORY
Ground Zero:
An All-Faith Center?

Human rights activist Partha Banerjee writes that peace activists should consider a campaign for an all-faith, peace center near Ground Zero in New York.


SUBCONTINENT
Peace Caravan:
Aman Ke Badhte Qadam

A 10-member India-Pakistan peace caravan went from Mumbai to Lahore, writes Sandeep Pandey, who was part of the team.


YOUTH PERSPECTIVE
Bangladesh: The Promise
And the Challenge

Bangladesh faces many challenges, but if it also has potential to change for the better, writes Zareef Anam, a high school student in Dhaka.


OTHER STORIES
EDITORIAL: Ground Zero Dilemma
NEWS DIARY: August
INDO-U.S. TIES: Clean Energy Research
SUBCONTINENT: India’s I-Day Celebration
COMMUNITY: Indian Americans Mark India's Independence Day in U.S.: Dil Hai Hindustani
COMMUNITY RIGHTS: SSA Loses Lawsuit
SUBCONTINENT: Blackberry Brouhaha
SUBCONTINENT: India’s ID Mess
TRAVEL: Las Vegas Hotels: A Kid's Eyeview
AUTO REVIEW: 2011 Toyota Sienna
RECIPE: Bhindi Jaipuri
BOLLYWOOD Review: Peepli Live
BOLLYWOOD: Guftugu
CINEMA: Hollywood Beckons: Chat with Fagun Thakrar
TAMIL FILM: Kadhal Solla Vandhen
PHILANTHROPY: Nobelist Ally
COMMUNITY: Sunnyvale Hasya Kavi Sammelan
COMMUNITY: News Briefs
INFOTECH INDIA: Briefs
HOROSCOPE: September

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