“Mahatma Gandhi is one of my heroes,” Krishnamoorthi stated after introducing the settlement on Friday. The resolution has been co-sponsored with a bipartisan group of 14 other lawmakers.
“Gandhi’s devotion to public service is an inspiration, and even when confronted with unbelievable hardships and injustice, he never wavered in the battle for freedom, equality, and dignity for everybody,” he explained.
Individuals Who co-sponsored the settlement had been Congressmen George Holding, Brad Sherman, Joe Wilson, Gerry Connolly, Peter King, Ami Bera, Ro Khanna, Frank Pallone, Brenda Lawrence, Pete Olson, Pramila Jayapal, TJ Cox, David Price, along with Ted Yoho.
“As an Indian-American functioning at the Congress, I’m proud to play my role in honoring his heritage during the introduction of the bipartisan resolution,” he explained. Brad Sherman, who is Chair of the House foreign affairs subcommittee on Asia, stated he’d continue to utilize the platform to market the values promoted by Gandhi; including protecting religious liberty and seeking a peaceful resolution to the conflict through dialogue.
Another Congressman, George Holding, stated, “Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most admired and impactful leaders of the times. His lifelong devotion to human rights, civil liberty and liberty prompted countless millions throughout the world. As we mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi, let’s honor his enduring heritage and observe his monumental effects.”
He explained the settlement emphasized the effect of Gandhi’s instructions on civil rights leaders, such as Dr Martin Luther King, across the entire world.
“As we commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, we’re once more reminded that his battle to the pursuit of liberty, equality and dignity throughout satyagraha finds resonance throughout boundaries and generations,” Shringla explained.