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“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,” Trump said in a statement.
This would be the first time in the last two presidential elections that a presidential has confirmed to attend a public Indian American event.
Shalabh Kumar, Indian-American Tycoon, is one of Donald Trump’s biggest donors prx
He had issued a short 24-second video message inviting Indian-Americans to attend the ‘incredible’ event on October 15.
According to the Trump Campaign, the all-day event brings together top actors, dancers, and singers from Bollywood, Hindu spiritual and civic leaders for a celebration of Hindu culture and heritage.
Kumar, who has been appointed by Trump to his advisory committee for people from Asia Pacific region, said he expects some 10,000 people to attend the event.
A recent Pew Survey had said that Indian-Americans overwhelmingly vote for Democrats.