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Parade participant Angele showing off her country's flag
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Parade participant Angele showing off her country's flag while riding on a float during the Independence Day Parade for India down Broadway in Hicksville on Aug. 9, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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Hicksville's India Day Parade 2014

Streets were painted orange, white and green -- the colors of the Indian flag -- as thousands of people marched Saturday in Hicksville to mark the nation's independence.

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