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Connecticut assembly honors India on its 76th anniversary

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By Arun Kumar, The American Bazaar

Connecticut General Assembly has issued a citation honoring the India Day Celebration to mark the 76th Anniversary of Indian Independence from British colonial rule on August 15 1947.

Signed by state assembly’s Pro Tempore Marten M. Looney, House Speaker Matt Ritter and Secretary of State Stephanie Thomas, the citation was presented to the Connecticut Chapter of the Global Organization (GOPIO-CT) which organized the celebration on Aug 6.

The citation read, “In recognition of the 76th Anniversary India’s Independence from British Colonial Rule on August 15th, 1947, today we come together to celebrate the occasion with GOPIO-CT and other community organizations to help promote awareness of Indian culture, customs and contributions of people of Indian origin.”

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