Thursday, December 25, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 

News

India Day Parade Marches Through Manhattan

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: India Day Parade Marches Through Manhattan
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Thousands gathered in Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Indian independence.

Orange, white and green lined the India Day Parade route on Madison Avenue Sunday afternoon.

For the 33rd year in a row, Indians and Americans of Indian descent came out to honor their heritage with floats, music and food.

"We love our country, and that's why every year, on 15th of August, we got the independence, so we celebrate the Independence Day parade," said one person at the parade.

"I'm so far from my country, from my family, friends, festivals and everything, but I have this feeling that I can enjoy myself," said another. "So that's the best thing for me."

"It feels good to be in a parade for my culture," said a third.

The parade ended with a 40-booth showcase on 23rd Street.

10.11.12.247 ClientIP: 54.147.248.118, 23.62.7.55 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP