Gov. Colyer celebrations Indian-American culture with proclamation

Published: Mar. 14, 2018 at 4:41 PM CDT
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The State Capitol was full of music, dancing and learning Wednesday afternoon.

Governor Jeff Colyer signed a proclamation declaring Wednesday as "India Day" in Kansas.

Afterward, the celebration continued with traditional Indian music, dancing and costume. People also visited booths to learn about Indian-American history in Kansas, as well as the many different Indian-American owned businesses and organizations in the state.

"All of us are Kansans, and we have a very diverse history but a wonderful history in our Indian-American community," Governor Colyer said. "Many of you have called Kansas home for generations, some just a few years, but we know that it is really building our state, and it has done so much for us."

Gov. Colyer also received an award from the India Association of Kansas City for his recognition.