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The Indian Association of Notre Dame celebrates the Kite Festival, a cultural Indian tradition. The Kite Festival was supported and funded by Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies.

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Kriti Gupta is one of the co-presidents of the Indian Association of Notre Dame.
Date uploaded: April 12, 2017

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