Flag raising ceremony at Jersey City

The Humanitarian Mission of New Jersey Arya Samaj recently collaborated with New Jersey politicians to observe Guyana’s 48th Independence Anniversary celebration with a Flag raising ceremony at Jersey City, New Jersey on Tuesday May 27, 2014. The welcome remarks for the occasion were made by Khemraj (Chico) Ramchal, the first elected Guyanese-born Councilman in the State of New Jersey. Khemraj thanked the NJASHM for hosting the 48th Independence celebration at City Hall. Nadina Persaud of the HMNJAS’s planning committee also extended a hearty welcome to the Mayor of Jersey City, Steven M. Fulop as well as members of the US Congress and other dignitaries.

ontopofcityhall

More in Photos

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Most Read This Week

  1. Sheet Anchor man beats, chops wife to death

  2. Kitty woman critical after horrific crash

  3. Caribbean Container Inc announces 36-month closure of recycling plant

  4. Former GRDB accountant arrested in Canada

  5. Lewis launches scathing attack on Jagdeo at sugar rally

  6. Couple hijacked at Ogle seawall, robbed of car, valuables

  7. CH&PA sets model houses price at $6.5m

  8. ExxonMobil seeking range of contractors

  9. Rainfall, high tides leave several East Coast villages under water


Recommended For You