New York’s 2014 India Day Parade in Photos

[22 August 2014]

By Sachyn Mital

Contributing Editor

As Newsday stated, “New Yorkers celebrating India’s independence from the British Empire in 1947 danced down Manhattan’s Madison Avenue Sunday on elaborate floats, with two-sided drums and in vividly colored saris.”

Check out some of the colorful photos, including ones of the organizations out to promote social causes and awareness of injustice, like Folk Arts Rajasthan or Salga-NYC, or the general atmosphere ones with Mayor Bill de Blasio or a Iced Coffee costume below and visit Facebook for a larger gallery!

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