Minnesota Governor Tim Walz proclaims August 15 as ‘India Day’, cites contribution of Indian Americans

To mark India’s 77th Independence Day, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz proclaimed August 15, 2023, as “India Day” in the state. In the proclamation, he called India the largest democracy in the world, home to nearly a fifth of the world’s population, with extraordinary diversity and rich cultural heritage.
“The contributions and heritage of Indian Americans have played a vital role in helping and continuing to create a better nation and state,” he said.