Source: News Bharati English26 Sep 2016 17:46:18


Washington, Sept 26: "The Hindu community has made fantastic contributions to world civilisation and to American culture and we look forward to celebrating our shared values of free enterprise, hard work, family values, and a strong American foreign policy," said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is scheduled to address an Indian-American event in New Jersey next month, the proceeds of which will benefit global victims of Islamic terror.  

Issuing a short 24-second video message Trump invited Indian-Americans to attend the “incredible” event on October 15. According to the poll managers of Trump this event would bring top actors, dancers, and singers from Bollywood, on a single platform for the  celebration of Hindu culture and heritage.

"I am looking forward to joining my good friend Shalli Kumar, founder and chairman of the Republican Hindu Coalition for this terrific event," Trump said in issued a statement.

Shalli Kumar, founder and chairman of the Republican Hindu Coalition said that around 10,000 people are expected to turn out for the event. He further added that, the event will benefit global victims of Islamic terror.

This is for the first time a presidential has confirmed to attend a public Indian American event.