Washington, Jun 18 (PTI): Indian-American Congressman Dr Ami Bera has welcomed the launch of the ‘Gandhi-King Scholarly Change Initiative’ by the State Division.
This system, championed by the late Consultant John Lewis, brings collectively younger leaders from India and the USA to advance social justice and civil rights by exploring the life and legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Because the longest serving Indian-American member of the USA Congress, I’m very excited that the US State Division has formally launched the Gandhi-King Scholarly Change Initiative, which was championed by the late nice Congressman John Lewis,” Bera mentioned on Friday.
Bera is the longest serving Indian-American Congressman within the US Home of Representatives.
“Like Lewis, Gandhi and Dr. King have been towering figures who dedicated their lives to the development of civil rights and social justice. By exploring the legacies of Gandhi and Dr. King, this alternate program will empower younger leaders in India and the USA to advance these values ahead to future generations. The Gandhi-King Scholarly Change Initiative may also additional strengthen the bonds between the folks of India and the USA,” he mentioned.
Bera, who serves as Chairman of the US Home Overseas Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, has lengthy advocated for the alternate program, together with co-sponsoring and voting for the Gandhi-King Scholarly Change Initiative Act launched by the late Congressman John Lewis. PTI LKJ IJT
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