• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Indian-American candidates ready for strong showing in US mid-term elections

Ami Bera

By: Sarwar Alam

Nearly a dozen Indian-Americans, some of them part of the so-called ‘Samosa Caucus’, have emerged as strong contenders for Tuesday’s (6) high-profile US mid-term polls taking place at a time when the anti-immigrant sentiment is at its peak in the country. The emergence of a large number of young Indian-Americans reflects the growing desire of this small ethnic community comprising just one per cent of the US population of 2.8 million. “It has been incredible to see the rise of Indian-Americans in US politics,” said Rich Verma, the former US ambassador to India. This election could be transformational – sending…

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