Indian Americans should involve in election process: Tulsi Gabbard
US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard attended as a Chief Guest of Honor at a family and friends get together hosted by Dr. Prasad Thotakura in Dallas, TX. Congresswoman Tulsi appreciated the kindness of Dr. Prasad Thotakura in inviting her for the first time to Dallas when she was running for US Congress four years ago, introducing her to the local NRI community and supporting her in a big way that led to her victory. Mrs. Gabbard specially thanked Dr.Thotakura for his efforts and the leadership in building the largest Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in the USA in Irving, TX. Tulsi requested all Indian Americans to participate enthusiastically in the mainstream election process since it is everyone's civic responsibility to choose right leaders to lead the country.
Dr. Thotakura introducing, Tulsi Gabbard, the first and only Hindu Congress member in US, mentioned that people admire her because of her simplicity, clarity of thoughts, openness and accessibility. She created history twice - once getting elected to Hawaii State legislature at the tender age of 21 by becoming the youngest legislature in the county and the second time getting elected as the first Hindu Congressmember in the US House of Representatives.
Tulsi also served as a Captain with fellow soldiers in Iraq war on two deployments in the Middle East. Tulsi currently serves on the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and she is the Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Dr. Thotakura urged Congresswoman Gabbard's help and support in releasing Bhagavad Gita by US President Obama, a multimedia presentation with all 700 slokhas narrated in English and recited by the famous singer Gangadhar Sastry, India to which she responded positively.
Along with Dr. Prasad Thotakura family members - Swarupa, Sai Sathish, Dr. Prasanthi, Kalavathi, Rao Kalvala, Murali Vennam, Chalapathi Kondrakunta, Dr. C.R. Rao, Kalpana, Ramesh Bhatia, Arun Agarwal, Dr. Tarakumar Reddy, Ramasurya Reddy, Venkat Potturu, Grace and Suresh Vuluvala, Dr. Ritu amd Pankaj Khanduri , Balu, Srinivas Suddala, Venkat, Uma Yalamanchi, Dr. Sat Gupta and Sunil felicitated Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard for her dedicated service to the nation.
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News Posted: 28 October, 2015
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