Pakistan@75: Hundreds Attend Pakistan Day Parade in New Jersey
- Cars and floats decorated were the highlights of the parade, along with vendors selling traditional arts and crafts and food, as well as a cultural program.
Slogans of “Pakistan Zindabad” echoed in Papaianni Park in Edison, New Jersey, on Aug. 21, as hundreds gathered to commemorate Pakistan’s 76th Independence Day at the Pakistan Day Parade.
Cars and floats decorated with both Pakistan and the American flag were the highlights of the parade, along with vendors selling traditional arts and crafts and food, as well as a cultural program.
Sam Khan, chairman of the Pakistan American Council, told American Kahani that the annual event was a grand success. He said the parade aims to bring all Pakistanis together and also preserve the culture for generations to come.
Several elected officials including New Jersey Assemblywoman Sadaf Jaffer, Assembly member Raj Mukherji, East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen, and prominent Pakistani Americans attended the event.