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US lawmakers want to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

By: Sarwar Alam

Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence. Introduced in the US House of Representatives by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney from New York on September 23, the resolution (HR 6916) is co-sponsored by four Indian American lawmakers in the House, Ami Bera, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ro Khanna and Pramila Jayapal. Tulsi Gabbard, who is the current co-chair of the House Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans is also one…

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