The Township of Maine will separately host a Pakistani cultural day and an Indian cultural day. Pakistan Day will be from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on August 21, 2021 at the Township of Maine Town Hall parking lot at 1700 Ballard Road in Park Ridge and Indian Day will be on August 3, 2021 at the same location and at the same time. Both events will feature food, music and cultural dance.
August is the month for the celebration of independence between the two nations, India and Pakistan. Pakistan was founded on August 14 and India was founded on August 15.
The Township of Maine is a diverse community. Officials in the Township of Maine aimed to support a diverse community.
During a conversation between the Pakistani Cultural Day team and the Indian Cultural Day team, the township offered to host a combined festival, official sources told Syed Ullah. of Chicago).
They were further informed and the township offered to organize a joint Indian and Pakistani cultural day. According to a member of the Culture Day team, “Organizing Combine Culture Day is not easy because cultures are slightly different and the general public of our community members prefer a separate Culture Day. But the two communities invited each other to join the other’s event. “
During an interview with the organizer of the event, Altaf Bukhari said: “We encourage the community to participate in both cultural events. Because the two communities are the same and important to us. We thank our municipal administrator Asif Malik for giving us the opportunity to celebrate our independence. festival day First time in Maine Township. “
Township administrator Asif Malik said, “The Township of Maine’s goal is to bring people together in a positive way to celebrate the diversity of the community and find ways to work together in the future.”