IAA Celebrates 73rd Indian Independence Day in Chicago
CHICAGO,IL- Indian American Association (IAA) of Chicago celebrated the 73rd India Independence Day at Steeple Hills Club House, in Hoffman Estates, IL, on Friday, August 30, 2019.
IAA Executive Committee President Nawab Mir Hamid Ali Khan, Vice President Kameshwari Bulusu, Kiran Mitta, Archana Mitta, Jitendra Singh Bedi, Raju Shah, Shahid Razvi (General Secretary) Fareed Sabiri (Treasurer) Directors Dr. Togaru John Yidyalankar, Ishaan Ahmed, Prerana Mitta (Youth director) were present at the event.
Our Honorable Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Jitendra Singh Bedi, renowned journalist of Chicago and Our Guest of Honor Ms. Vandana Jhingan TV Asia Representative and Hindi News of In graced the occasion with their presence.
Ms. Mohita Murali was introduced as the program Emcee for the event. She captivated the audience and kept them engaged throughout the evening with her performance and her facilitation skills. Her talent was applauded by Chicago Media and dignitaries who attended the event. Mohita will enhance all major IAA events of Chicago in 2019 and 2020 including the next upcoming topmost event of IAA which is the Republic Day celebration.
The program commenced with a warm welcome by Mohita on Behalf of the IAA association, followed by The American and Indian National Anthems. Our distinguished guest and IAA committee members participated in the Lamp Lighting Ceremony. IAA President Nawab Mir Hamid Ali Khan, Ms. Raees Yawar commissioner of Streamwood, IL, Mr. Jitender “JD” Digwankar, Mr. Jitendra Singh Bedi, and Ms. Vandana Jhingan opened the event with their inspiring words, speeches.
Since the very beginning IAA has always honored our journalist personalities, promoting & encouraging our local and young talents. Last Year IAA had given a break to Prerana Mitta (IAA Youth Director) for Fashion Show. IAA encourages our culture and traditions. This event IAA congratulated a young newly married girl Ms. Sundas Khan, who chose arranged marriage as a path for her new beginning in life with her parent’s approval and consent. She was invited on Stage and received the blessings of audience. IAA wishes Sundas Khan & her family all the happiness & years ahead filled with lasting joy in this wonderful journey.
IAA provided an opportunity for new singers and dancers to show case their talent. The evening was filled with excellent performances and entertainment arranged by Kiran and Archana Mitta. Kameshwari Bulusu, Ms. Marry, Bhim Reddy and Ishaan Ahmed sang few songs. A grand buffet of best Hyderabadi delicious food was catered by Syed Sarwar Hussain.
IAA takes this opportunity to thank Nawab Mir Hamid Ali Khan, Mujahed Razvi, Fareed Sabiri and Shahid Razvi for their continued support, sincere dedication and Sponsorship. Special Thanks Kiran Mitta and Archana Mitta for their hard work and dedication in making this program successful