FIA Chicago celebrates Republic Day

The event's chief guest was Amit Kumar, India's Midwest consul general. He provided a slew of statistics to draw attention to how India had been combatting the pandemic with a high vaccination rate.

FIA Chicago celebrates Republic Day
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The Federation of India Associations Chicago (FIA Chicago), celebrated India's 73rd Republic Day at a glittering ceremony and in the presence of three US Congressmen — Danny Davis, Brad Schneider and Raja Krishnamoorthi. It also installed its new executive team with Rakesh Malhotra as its president.

The congressmen in their speeches lauded FIA Chicago and the community. Schneider told that the community plays a crucial role in America and is involved virtually in every walk of life, citing the example of vice president Kamala Harris.