IMC-USA celebrates India’s Independence Day, turns six on August 15th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

15 Aug 2008

Indian Muslim Council – USA (IMC-USA), an advocacy group working toward safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, extends its best wishes to all Indians on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of India’s Independence and calls on all Indians to remember the message of Mahatma Gandhi whose non-violent struggle was key to India’s independence. August 15th, 2008 also marks the sixth anniversary of the Indian Muslim Council – USA, which was established on this day in 2002. In the last six years, IMC-USA has worked with various Indian organizations of different persuasions to advance the cause of social justice and communal harmony.

On this occasion, Indian Muslim Council renews its pledge to prevent hate-filled ideologies from threatening the secular fabric of the nation and to promote pluralism, tolerance and respect for human rights. IMC-USA will be participating in a series of events and Independence day festivities across various cities in the United States.

Indian Muslim Council-USA is the largest advocacy organization of Indian Muslims in the United States with 10 chapters across the nation.

CONTACT:
Dr. Hyder Khan
phone/fax:1-800-839-7270
email: media@imc-usa.org

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