Last updated on February 9, 2020
An Indian-American lady, who raised her voice against alleged discrimination in entrance of Asians at IV League colleges, has declared that she’ll run for US House of Representatives, stating she wishes to become a”voice, not even a sound” for the neighborhood especially the Hindus in the united states.
Andhra Pradesh-born Manga Anantatmula, who has employed as a national government contractor in defense acquisitions program direction, has become a presumptive nominee of the Republican Party in the 11th Congressional District of Virginia, which makes her the first Indian source candidate to run for the House of Representatives out there.
Said for a strong bastion, the 11th Congressional District includes most of those wealthy Fairfax County on the outskirts of Washington DC, has roughly 17 percent Asian inhabitants, such as an estimated seven percent Indian Americans.
Asian Americans, such as Indian-Americans generally encourage Democratic party candidates, but she expects to turn the tide at the November Congressional elections by beating six-term incumbent Congressman Gerry Connolly.
“This time a significant number of Democratic party fans are moving towards the Republican party due to the present political situation and on account of the policies of President Donald Trump,” Anantatmula, that registered her nominations on January 26, told PTI.
Anantatmula, that will officially launch her campaign on Saturday from Herndon, a Virginia suburb of Washington DC, is a Fantastic supporter of President Donald Trump. For campaign purposes, she’s enlarged her first title Manga as”Earning Americans Great Again”.
Running her effort on the stage of reducing taxation, equal rights for women, assisting the development of the small and medium company and very affordable health care, Anantatmula says if elected to the House of Representatives she’ll try to fortify India-US relationship.
Anantatmulain her meeting stated that she believes herself as one of a new generation of Indian American and Hindu American leaders who don’t become pawns in a globalist political agenda which ignites their ethics in addition to the national interests of the homeland.
Slamming Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian American woman to be elected to House of Representatives, for tabling a resolution on Kashmir from the Congress,” Anantatmula said such a movement has generated”dismay” from the community.
“I will be your voice, not a sound,” Anantatmula states in her outreach into Indian American and American community. In her current tweets, she’s supported India’s stand on Kashmir and lately commissioned Citizenship Amendment Act and constructing the Ram Temple at Ayodhya.
She does not have any empathy for Kashmiri Hindus,” she alleged.
“I will encourage a strategy to construct an international alliance to defeat terrorism,” Anantatmula stated, claiming that India and the US are natural partners in combat terrorism.
“I’m the only Indian American who has been fighting with the discrimination in entrance in IV League Schools,” she stated, adding her struggle led to 25 percent more admissions of Indian American pupils in 2019.
“Leaving behind a wealthy life in India, my little boy and that I followed my husband to the US in the early 1990s in pursuit of his academic and graduate levels, an American fantasy. We picked Northern Virginia as our brand new house for its college system and standard of living, and dwelt in Fairfax County,” she explained.
Produced in Andhra Pradesh, she did her education from Chennai and graduated from the Agra University before coming into the US as an immigrant.