IAGB Holds General Body Meeting and Elections Tomorrow
IAGB will hold its General Body Meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, at the Academy of Creative Arts, 12 A Street, Burlington, MA. New officers and directors will be installed to form the 2017-19 Executive Committee. Here is the Meeting Agenda and here are some Helpful Tips for Members who are attending the General Body Meeting.

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.

India Association of Greater Boston has extended the deadline for receiving nominations for the 2017 IAGB Community Youth Excellence award. You have until Friday, August 11, to submit nominations, says IAGB Treasurer Sanjay Gowda. Anyone – including parents, friends and relatives – can nominate a student. Students can also nominate themselves. The awards will be presented at India Day 2017 on Sunday, August 20, at the Hatch Shell in Boston.

IAGB Calls for Community Youth Excellence Award Nominations
India Association of Greater Boston is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 IAGB Community Youth Excellence award. Anyone – including parents, friends and relatives – can nominate a student. Students can also nominate themselves. The deadline is Monday, July 31.

India Day 2017 Marks 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence
India Association of Greater Boston prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence by hosting India Day, its annual celebration of the special day. “Unity in Diversity” is the theme of India Day 2017, which will be held on Sunday, August 20, at the Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston. As always, guests can expect to enjoy cultural performances of music and dance, check out a variety of vendors, learn about community programs and, of course, enjoy the cuisine!

oday is the Big Day: Come and Enjoy “…Chale Hans ki Chal”
“…Chale Hans ki Chal,” the Hindi family drama and delightful comedy is being presented by IAGB and New England Leherein today, Saturday, May 13, from 3 pm until 6:30 pm at Littleton High School Auditorium, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA 02460. Ticket prices are $100, $60, $35, $15. Inquire about 20% and 10% discounts for IAGB Life and Annual members, respectively.

Buy Your Tickets for IAGB-Leherein Play “…Chale Hans ki Chal”
Ticketing is now live on the IAGB website for “…Chale Hans ki Chal.” The Hindi family drama and delightful comedy is being presented by IAGB and New England Leherein on Saturday, May 13, from 4 pm until 7 pm at Littleton High School Auditorium, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA 02460.

We are deeply distressed at the brutal shooting of young Indian engineers Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani on February 22, in Olathe, Kansas. Tragically, Srinivas was killed, Alok was injured and Ian Grillot was shot while heroically trying to intervene.

India Association of Greater Boston’s Republic Day Mela on January 28 was its first-ever day-long affair. The theme was “unity in diversity,” and the program was a phenomenal hit. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito as well as Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna sent letters of congratulations to IAGB on the occasion.