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Republic Day Celebration
January 26, 2010

The Center for India Studies and Students of India Association celebrated Republic Day in the morning with the hoisting of the Indian National flag by Dr.Gurleen Grewal, Director of CIS, and visiting musicologist Kanniks Kannikeswaran.

Center for India Studies (CIS) celebrated India as a global culture on the Republic Day of India, January 26, 2010. This event was co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Students of India Association.  Panelists included: Dr. John Sinnott (Associate Dean for International Affairs, College of Medicine): “Medical Advances in India”; Dr. Kaushal Chari (Chairperson, Information & Decision Sciences): “India in the 21st Century and its Impact on the Economy of the U.S.”; Kanniks Kannikeswaran (Artist in Residence at Center for India Studies): “The Art of Storytelling: Harikatha to Bollywood.”