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Participants march on Madison Avenue during the annual India Day Parade on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. The parade celebrates India's independence from the British Empire in 1947.(Credit: Charles Eckert)

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India Day Parade 2014 in NYC

New Yorkers celebrating India's independence from the British Empire in 1947 danced down Manhattan's Madison Avenue Sunday on elaborate floats, with two-sided drums and in vividly colored saris.