Gujarati Samaj of Chicago celebrates ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ 

Gujarati Samaj of Chicago committee members who worked hard to make the Aug. 6, 2022 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav successful. Photo: Jayanti Oza

The Gujarati Samaj of Chicago celebrated ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ on August 6, 2022 with a fun fair, India Fest, that included a live concert by ‘7 Star Group’ from India. More then 400 members and invited guests enjoyed day-long program, according to Jayanti Oza, an attendee who also helped at the event.

Attendees at the Aug. 6, 2022, Gujarati Samaj of Chicago event to celebrate India’s 75th anniversary of independence. Photo: Jayanti Oza

Bollywood singer Garima Khiste performed some Bollywood songs and Garba at Dupage Event Center and fair ground in Wheaton IL.

Young people participated in a fashion show at the Gujarati Samaj of Chicago event Aug. 6, 2022, to celebrate India’s 75th anniversary of independence, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Photo: Jayanti Oza

The program began in the morning at 10 am and contined till 5:30 pm, with guests enjoying numerous activities and performances, including a fashion show choreographed by Avni Shah, and a raffle draw that included a 60″ LG TV, Apple watch and iPod, for lucky winners.

Patriotic song of India were sung by Kamlesh Shah and Jitu Balsara. Food venders like “Big Suchir and Jiger’s Kitchen kept attendees fed all day.

Kids enjoyed games and other activities throughout the day.

At the conclusion of the festive day, GSC President Bhavesh Shah and GSC Advisory Council/Event Co- Ordinator Suryakant Patel thanked all sponsors and GSC committee members for the successful celebration of India’s independence.



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