Washington, Sept 17, 2016: An Indian Diaspora Group in America- ‘Indiaspora’ is going to organise an inaugural ball for the 45th President of the United States, which could be either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The event is scheduled on January 18, next year in 2017 in Washington, DC.
The second presidential ball is being organised by Indian Diaspora, which would be attended by top Indian American personalities, US lawmakers and most probably the new president too.
This event would signify the emergence of the community, according to the event organisers. The event is to emphasise the importance and significance of the Indian-American community in the plight of Ameican politics.
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Indian American investor and philanthropist M R Rangaswami was found saying, ” This would be a bipartisan event to celebrate the success and significance of the Indian American community and to welcome in the new administration,” mentioned PTI.
According to the PTI reports, last time, the inaugural presidential ball was held in January 2013. Next year in 2017, there will be other things apart from inaugural ball, which will showcase the ascendancy and prominence of Indian-origin in the US, like yoga, Bollywood, and the Indian Cuisine.
Rangaswami hopes that the general elections would also result in the greater representation of the Indian Americans in the US Congress.
California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris holds a fair chance of becoming the first Indian-American to be elected as a US Senator.
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Also, apart from necessary congressman Ami Bera, from California, some other Indian American politicians of being elected to the US House of Representatives, including Raja Krishnamurthy from Illinois, Pramila Jayapal from Washington State and Ro Khanna from California are the prominent ones among them.
“We hope that after January, Indian-Americans could comprise of one percent of the members in the Congress,” Rangaswami added.
This event is of great importance for the Indian Diaspora living in America and will also symbolise its importance in American Political System.
– prepared by Arya Sharan of NewsGram. Twitter: @NoOffense9