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Members of Bihar-Jharkhand Assn in New Jersey Hold Annual Picnic

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Franklin Park, New Jersey, USA: The committee members of the Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA) organized their annual summer picnic on August 06, 2017 at Davidson Park in Franklin Park, NJ with great enthusiasm.

About 300 members from Bihar and Jharkhand states gathered at the park to join the fun, meet friends, relish good food and enjoy the pleasant weather. Members were seen at barbecue stations cooking chicken, corn, paneer and tofu. The favorite was freshly cooked 'littis' and baked mashed eggplant (baigan bharta). Female volunteers happily gathered to stuff the 'littis' and cook them on the grill.

Picnic by BJANA in New Jersey.Picnic by BJANA in New Jersey.

The committee members also organized a magic show for the kids which turned out to be a super hit, especially with the younger kids. To end the fun filled day, Kids as well as adults enjoyed ice-cream (sponsored by New York Life). Much to the delight of the members, Indian style tea and masala paan (betel leaf) were also served. The members also enjoyed Bollywood and Bhojpuri Karaoke singing and dancing.

Picnic by BJANA in New Jersey.Picnic by BJANA in New Jersey.

Overall, the picnic was a huge success with members turning out and participating in huge numbers. Prominent community members also joined in the fun. Participation from some high school kids to clean up the park at the end of the day was highly appreciated.

BJANA President Ms. Anjali Prasad thanked TV Asia for their continued support. She also stated that her team was happy to see the increased participation year after year at the BJANA events.

For more information about Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA), please visit www.bjana.org.

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