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Assamese Community of Toronto celebrates 60th Independence Day

The Assamese community of Toronto represented Assam in India’s 60th Independence day parade held in downtown Toronto on 19 Aug 07. The celebration of India @ 60 took place on Sunday 19 Aug 07 attended by the Indian community of Toronto, Consul general of India and other dignitaries from Ontario and Canadian Governments. It started with a 2 km long procession followed by a cultural program. Every state represented with their traditional attires. Both adults and children of Assamese community of Toronto took part in the parade with tradition silk (Muga and Pat) dress and Gamosha.

The participants of Assamese community were proud to represent Assam in such an event wearing Assamese traditional attire. Both children and adults also enjoyed the event and felt proud to be Assamese in heart in a far away place from Assam.

- by Jibeswar Talukdar
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susmita goswami baruah's picture

Jib it nice to see gargi and Jishnu and you all .very bold approach

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