New Jersey: Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA, a 48-year-old organization in NJ) held one of its spectacular annual summer picnic events on August 13, 2023, at Merril Park, Colonia. The event was packed with more than 500 community members who enjoyed every moment of it.
The event had fun activities for kids and adults, health camps, photo booths, and authentic cuisine from Bihar and Jharkhand. The members also enjoyed Bollywood and Bhojpuri Karaoke singing and dancing.
Volunteers came together and devoted their time and energy to execute the summer picnic in a grand way and prepare delicious food for all.
BJANA President Anurag Kumar congratulated community members for joining this event and praised the work done by BJANA committee members and volunteers. He also requested all the community members to join the BJANA Float at the India Day Parade hosted by FIA at Madison Ave, NY on August 20th. BJANA vice-president, Sanjeev Singh, thanked all sponsors for supporting BJANA events.
This much-awaited event was attended by people from NJ, NY, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Boston. The event’s purpose was to bring community members together for fun and entertainment during summertime. The event included activities like BINGO, sack race, and tug of war. People enjoyed different games and social bonding activities, all these activities brought laughter and plenty of fun to kids, youth, and adults. BJANA founders Ranjeet Sinha, Rajendra Prasad, Immediate Past President & FIA Executive Vice President Dr. Avinash Gupta appreciated the work done by BJANA team.
FIA chairman Ankur Vaidya, Trustee Alok Kumar, and Srujal Parikh also joined the event and appreciated the support from the BJANA community for the India Day Parade and invited all community members to participate in the India Day parade and Gala Cruise event in New York. MITMAAI president and BJANA past president Shashi Sinha congratulated the BJANA Team and helped with setting up the ‘Pan’ stall for the community.