US mid term polls: Five Indian-Americans will dominate! these are five faces – न्यूज़लीड India

US mid term polls: Five Indian-Americans will dominate! these are five faces


Ami Bera and Ro Khanna

If elected, Ami Bera, the senior-most of the five Indian-Americans, will begin her sixth term in the House of Representatives from California’s 7th Congressional District. Ro Khanna, on the other hand, represents the 17th Congressional District from California.

  Raja Krishnamurthy and Pramila Jayapal

Raja Krishnamurthy and Pramila Jayapal

On the other hand, Raja Krishnamurthy, representing the 8th Congressional District of Illinois, and Pramila Jayapal, representing the 7th Congressional District of Washington State, are contesting for the fourth time in a row.

Samosa Caucus

Samosa Caucus

In America, American politicians of Indian origin are informally called the Samosa Caucus. This time too there is a lot of electioneering in the country. The eyes of political pundits are fixed about how much change is going to come in the party. This time too, the Democrats’ upper hand is seen in this party. At the same time, Mr. Thanedar, a millionaire businessman of Indian origin, is trying his hand for the House of Representatives. Mr. Sho Michigan is fighting for Michigan, Detroit.

  Mr. Sho

Mr. Sho

If Sho wins, he will join the next Congress as the fifth Indian-American along with Bera, Khanna, Krishnamurthy and Jaipal. The Shodar had raised a record $4,38,620 for the election campaign, mostly his own contribution. He won the Democratic Party’s candidacy by defeating six opponents. Originally from Belagavi, Karnataka, Thanedar earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree from the University of Bombay. He moved to the US in the year 1979 to pursue higher education from Arkon University, later he also attended the University of Michigan.

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