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Maryland legislature issues citation to mark 75 years of India’s Independence

The citation recognized India’s freedom struggle and how the country “has shared with the world its unique and vibrant culture” during the past 75 years

Dr. Rehan Khan, president of the International Society for Peace and Justice, poses with Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones after Jones presented to the ISPJ a citation. Photo -David Anderson/ISPJ

The State legislature of Maryland recently issued a citation to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

Speaker of the house of delegates, Adrienne Jones presented the citation at a celebratory event organized by International Society for Peace and Justice (ISPJ), a human rights nonprofit, in Baltimore County. “I wish you much success as you move toward your next milestone,” she said during the ceremony.

The citation commemorating 75 years of Indian independence. Photo -

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