The Council of Indian Organizations of the Central Valley will host the 68th annual India Independence Day celebration at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 in the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State. The free, public celebration will be followed by a dinner. India’s consul general in San Francisco, Shri N. Parthasarathi, is expected to attend the event. Guests of honor will be Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro and his wife, Mary. INFO: Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, professor emeritus, 559.435.2212.