Meeting Outlined Opportunities of a Closer US-India Relationship
Washington, DC: USINPAC hosted a dinner reception for visiting young political leaders across a wide spectrum of political parties from India. The dinner provided the political leaders a welcome respite from a packed schedule, exploring issues relating to governance, politics, policy making, cultural and geographical diversity of the US.
The dinner reception was hosted by Mr. Sanjay Puri, Chairman USINPAC and Mr. Vic Chauhan, co-founder of USINPAC. The attendees included Mr. Bhrugu Baxipatra, State General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, Mr. Devender Singh, President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Ms. Hina Bhatt, Vice President, Mahila Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party, Mr. Dambaru Sisa, Member, Legislative Assembly (Chitrakonda), Mr. Saz Ishaq, President, Samajwadi Party, Mr. Vikas Soni, President, Indian Youth Congress, Mr. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Member, Legislative Assembly Government of Gujarat, Mr. Utkarsh Verma, Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly and Mr. Amit Sihag, President, Indian Youth Congress.
The guests were given a preview of the initiatives and activities of USINPAC and there was a discussion about opportunities in education, eradicating malnutrition among school going kids in rural India and defense collaboration between the two countries.
Mr. Baxipatra remarked, "We are well versed with politics in India, and we are learning about government and policy in the US. Learning about the USINPAC tied everything up very neatly. It makes sense now."
Vic Chauhan, co-founder of USINPAC encouraged the young leaders to "seek more lasting linkages with business and political leaders in the US. We have tremendous potential for growth in education, technology, health and nutrition. We can learn and grow from the American technical experience."
The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is the voice of over 3.2 million Indian- Americans and works on issues that concern the community. It supports candidates for local, state and federal office and encourages political participation by the Indian- American community. Visit www.usinpac.com for more details.