Indian Independence Day Is August 15th

At the August 13th Township Committee Meeting the Hillsborough Township Committee recognized August 15th as Indian Independence Day. The Committee also congratulated the Maharaja Club on their upcoming celebration on August 24th and urged all residents to wish the Indian community well as they observe Independence Day.

India obtained its independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947. India Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15th and 2019 marks the 73rd celebration of India Independence.

Celebrations include tributes to leaders of the Indian Independence movement, flag and lighting ceremonies and various cultural programs.

Hillsborough Township is dedicated to fostering acceptance of all its citizens. Our community is strengthened by and thrives upon the rich diversity of ethnic and cultural identities of its residents, all of which contribute to the vibrant character of our township.

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