More than 3,000 people attended the Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central Jersey – IACFNJ Grand Navratri Garba celebration which was held on October 15 and 16, 2021, at South Brunswick High School, New Jersey. IACFNJ held this year’s Garba in a state-of-the-art gymnasium in a highly secured environment.
The famous group of Mahesh Mehta along with world famous Bollywood Indi-pop Singer duo Preety-Pinky and talented musicians of Entertainment Unlimited rocked the stage and dance floor with their old and new singing of traditional garbas, dandiya and famous sanedo with live music for more than five hours on both days. Participants from all age groups from all generations came together after missing last year’s celebration due to the pandemic. The cultural diversity of Central Jersey was witnessed at the event where attendees from various parts of the Indian subcontinent living in the tri-state and other residents living in this part of the country from other South Asian countries and surrounding states were seen on the dance floor. The special attraction of the event was participation from high school and local college students from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Some of the local and state elected officials who attended the event were Charles Carley, Mayor and Joe Camarota-Deputy Mayor of South Brunswick, Andrew Zwicker-LD 16 Assemblyman and State Senate Candidate, Shanti Narra-Middlesex County Commissioner, Scott Feder-South Brunswick School Superintendent and Barry Nathanson-South Brunswick School Board President.