First Hindu in U.S. Congress

There was some amazing news recently here in America.  There have been a lot of firsts in politics in the last few years and this is one I am very excited about. Hawaii elected a Hindu into congress for the first time ever. Not only a Hindu, but a female Hindu.Tulsi Gabbard took oath by swearing in on the Bhagavad Gita.Her father is Catholic (though Wikipedia says he enjoys singing kirtan) and her mother is Hindu, but here's the twist: her mother isn't Indian. Gabbard is a non-Indian … [Read more...]


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