Every year, the India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB) organizes an event to commemorate India’s Republic Day and this year it was on January 27, 2018 at Burlington High School, Burlington, MA. The RD Mela in a unique day-long program featured multiple competitions and a cultural performance segment. Competitions included Kids: Elocution, Storytelling, Science Quiz, Geography Bee, Trivia Quiz. Essay Writing**** Adults: Skit Enactment **** Mixed Ages: Art, Chess, Carrom, Poetry Writing, Photography. The competitions were run in parallel from 1 pm to 5 pm. The cultural performances started at 5 pm.