The NRIs in USA have a tradition of celebrating Indian Independence Day on August 15 in New York with a grand march past in which upward of 50,000 expatriate Indians participate.
This year there will be a grand fete where around 80.000 US based Indians are expected to participate. In addition to march past, there will be cultural programme galore.
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty will act as marshal to this years Indian Independence Day celebrations.
Guests of Honour will include the Governors of New York and New Jersey, Mayor of New York and other distinguished US Senators, Businessmen and Hollywood bigwigs.