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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

It's "india Day" at Crossroads

The culture of one of Bellevue's largest ethnic groups took center stage at Crossroads Bellevue on Saturday during "India Day," a celebration of India's independence. Video

Fifteen percent of the state's Indian population -- more than 6,000 people -- live in Bellevue, 10 Indian firms have U.S. headquarters on the Eastside and 30 percent of the global workforce for Redmond-based Microsoft is Indian. The State Bank of India is even considering opening a branch in Bellevue. India will soon establish a consulate in Bellevue. 

The City of Bellevue cosponsored India Day, an event featuring dance, music and crafts that was organized by the India Association of Western Washington.

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