IAGB’s India Day 2017 celebration on August 20 marked the 70th anniversary of India's Independence
at the Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston.
The theme was “Unity in Diversity.”
Guests enjoyed colorful performances of music and dance, checked out a variety of vendors and enjoyed Indian food.
Community Youth Excellence Awards
The 2017 Community Youth Excellence Awards were presented to
Neil, a Burlington High School rising junior and High Honor Roll student, is an enthusiastic volunteer photographer for many nonprofit organizations, including IAGB, Indian Americans for Burlington, Saheli and local public libraries. He also dedicates his time at the local hospital, community and school events. He is a Silver Key award recipient from the Boston Globe and received India New England’s
20 Under 20 Stars 2016
Rithika is a rising senior at Sharon High School.
A delegate to the UN Youth Assembly,
she is passionate about empowering youth to work toward the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
is a youth ambassador for Akshaya Patra. She also began a club in high school
that communicates with
the Zabuli Education Center, an all-girls school in Afghanistan.
IAGB congratulates Neil and Rithika and wishes them a bright future!