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Federation of Indian Associates (FIA) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Federation of Indian Associates, one of the largest umbrella organizations in the Indian community, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square in celebration of the 2011 India Day Parade, which will take place on Sunday, August 21 in New York City. 

In honor of the occasion, the most celebrated Bollywood actress, Rani Mukerji, Bollywood Actor Gulshan Grover and executive committee members of Federation of Indian Associations Tri-State, will ring the Opening Bell. 


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, August 22nd, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET 


Binoy Kothari

(732) 789-6690 

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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About Federation of Indian Associates (FIA):

The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is one of the largest umbrella organizations in the Indian community. It represents and provides grass-root support to a 500,000-member strong, vibrant Asian-Indian community. Established in the year 1970, the FIA has blossomed into an esteemed organization that has become a formidable voice and platform for the community.

The FIA represents various issues that concern the growing Asian-Indian community at the local, state, and national levels. Over the years, it has taken perceptions and information about India to the mainstream community and furthered the interests of Indians residing in the United States. It is in this spirit that, since 1981, FIA holds the largest India Day Parade in the world in New York City to represent our progress and unity to the many diversified ethnic communities in this area.

The biggest ever India Day Parade for 2011 is scheduled on Aug 21, 2011 (12:30pm) at Madison Ave. starting at 38th street and will roll down to 28th street followed by amazing cultural programs. The parade will be attended by Super Star of Indian Film Industry Rani Mukerji, Bollywood star Gulshan Grover, President of Guyana Bharrat Jagdeo and other leading U.S. political dignitaries.


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