Edison, NJ – The 15th Annual New Jersey India Day Parade is scheduled for Sunday, August 11. An annual celebration of India’s Independence Day, it runs through the heart of New Jersey’s Little India – from Edison to Woodbridge on Oak Tree Road.
Every year over 35,000 Indian Americans from across New Jersey, and the entire northeast corridor attend this event, which is organized by the Indian Business Association. Nearly 100 tri-state area based civic organizations collaborate on the event, stated organizers.
Governor Phil Murphy, who last month announced that he will be visiting India in September, taking a seven-day, six-city economic tour of the country, will be in attendance at this year’s parade, according to his public schedule. Governor Murphy will be joined at the parade by an assortment of actors from India, including Sonu Sood and Monal Gajjar.
The parade is scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday. A cultural program will follow the parade, at the end of the parade route in Iselin.