Cultural program on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic Day at the San Francisco celebrations, at ICC in Milpitas, Calif., Jan. 26. (All San Francisco photos: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer)



 

Indian Americans celebrated India’s 67th Republic Day with usual pomp and fervor here in U.S. The celebrations by San Francisco Indian Consulate, held at the India Community Center in Milpitas, Calif., was attended by who’s who of the Indian American community and local politicians and public leaders in addition to the Consul General of India in San Francisco, Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok, and other officers of the San Francisco Indian Consulate. The event included a sumptuous high tea and dinner by Jalsa and performances by local artists and dancers. India Tourism Los Angeles had a booth to promote tourism at the event providing the guests with firsthand look at the variety of tourist destinations in India. A Siliconeer photo essay.

Celebrations were held elsewhere in U.S., in New York and Washington, DC, and many more places. We have coverage from PTI for the Washington, DC, and New York events. (#Politics, #Honor, #India, #narendramodi, #IndianRepublicDay, #IndiaRepublicDayCelebrationsUS, #IndianCulture, #IndianEmbassyUS, #IndianConsulateSF, #ICC, #IndiaCommunityCenter, #IndianConsulateNY)

(L-r): Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Padma Akbaruddin and Mette Holm spouse of President of the UNGA, on the occasion of India's 67th Republic day celebrations at Permanent Mission of India (PMI) in New York on Tuesday. (Press Trust of India)

(L-r): Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Padma Akbaruddin and Mette Holm spouse of President of the UNGA, on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic day celebrations at Permanent Mission of India (PMI) in New York on Tuesday. (Press Trust of India)

India's 67th Republic Day celebrations at the Embassy of India in Washington, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)

India’s 67th Republic Day celebrations at the Embassy of India in Washington, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)

President of the United Nations General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark greets Indian Ambassador to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin on the occasion of India's 67th Republic day celebrations at Permanent Indian Mission in New York, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)

President of the United Nations General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark greets Indian Ambassador to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic day celebrations at Permanent Indian Mission in New York, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)

Ambassador Arun K. Singh paying floral tribute to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic Day at Embassy of India in Washington, DC, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)

Ambassador Arun K. Singh paying floral tribute to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic Day at Embassy of India in Washington, DC, Jan. 26. (Press Trust of India)