The Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) USA conducted a UNITY WALK in New York from Times Square (47th St & steps) to Union Square (Gandhi statue) on October 30th at 3:00 pm. The New York Yatra has been inspired by Bharat Jodo Yatra, currently in progress, led by Rahul Gandhi emphasizing unity and peace in India and the sub-continent.
Dr. Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, flagged off the unity walk from 47th St and 7th Ave. Around 300 or more members from the Diaspora walked via fifth Ave all the way to Union Square, where the Mahatma Gandhi statue was garlanded. In his concluding remarks, Pitroda urged India to continue to be led by the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi and respect the ideals of Democracy, Freedom, Human Rights, Justice, Equality, inclusion, and related values and wisdom outlined in the Indian Constitution.
Indian Overseas Congress organized the unity walk under the leadership of Mohinder Singh Gilzian (President), George Abraham (Vice-Chair), Pradeep Samala (Vice-President and Chairman, Unity Walk committee), Harbachan Singh (Secretary-General), Gurmit Gill, Leela Maret, Rajeswar Reddy, Ram Gadula, Gulshan and many others.
IOC USA declares solidarity with all initiatives that uphold the country’s constitution