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US: Preparation to celebrate India's Independence Day as a national celebration in America

Pankaj Prasad
Indian Independence Day as a national celebration in America
Indian Independence Day as a national celebration in America

India's Independence Day can soon be celebrated as a national day celebration in America as well.

India's Independence Day can soon be celebrated as a national day celebration in America as well. A group of Indian-American lawmakers led by MP Shri Thanedar has proposed in the House of Representatives, the lower house of the US Parliament, to declare India's Independence Day as the celebration of the national day of the world's two largest democracies. has been requested.

The resolution states that the strong partnership between the United States and India, which is rooted in the shared democratic values of both countries, will continue to work together to advance global democracy and peace, stability, and prosperity.

What was said in the resolution?

This proposal has been introduced in the House of Representatives on behalf of MP Mr. Thanedar. It is also co-sponsored by Congressmen Buddy Carter and Brad Sherman. The resolution noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on an official visit to the United States on June 22 and that the two countries had shared trust and mutual understanding based on common interests and shared commitments to freedom, democracy, pluralism, rule of law, and respect for human rights. Raised understanding to a whole new level.

The resolution states that American citizens of Indian heritage enhance public life in the country by becoming government officials, military personnel and law enforcement officers. These people intelligently follow the principles of the US Constitution. They contribute significantly in enriching the diversity of the country.

It has also been said in the resolution that it is necessary and important to celebrate India's Independence Day with Indians living in America. This allows both countries to reaffirm the democratic principles on which they were born.