IACFNJ Celebrates I-Day In South Brunswick
By India-West Staff Reporter
EDISON, NJ – The Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central Jersey (IACFNJ) marked India’s 76th Independence Day with a vibrant celebration featuring cultural performances and the esteemed presence of local and state elected officials. The event took place amidst the scenic outdoor grounds of the Shree Swaminarayan Temple on August 26.
Over 15 captivating dance, musical, and singing performances illuminated the event, drawing the participation of more than 350 attendees. The stage was graced by young and talented dancers and singers, who showcased their skills for nearly two hours.
The festivities commenced with the solemn recitation of the pledge of allegiance, followed by the renditions of both the American and Indian national anthems. Dignitaries in attendance included South Brunswick Township’s Deputy Mayor Joe Camarota, Councilwoman Archana Grover, Councilman Ken Bierman, South Brunswick School Board Members Barry Nathanson and Mike Mitchell, along with North Brunswick Township Council President Rajesh Mehta.
In his opening remarks, President Dr. Tushar Patel expressed deep gratitude to the community, the IACFNJ committee members, and the management of Shree Swaminarayan Temple. Their unwavering support, he noted, had been instrumental in ensuring the resounding success of the celebratory event.