Donald Trump’s Daughter To Celebrate Diwali At A Hindu Temple With Indian-American Community

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4:47 pm 23 Oct, 2016


US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka is expected to celebrate Diwali at a Hindu temple in the state of Virginia with the members of the Indian-American community.

The community there has traditionally supported the Democratic party in the US polls.

Ivanka Trump will celebrate Diwali with Indian-Americans during her visit to the Rajdhani Temple at Chantilly on Wednesday, campaign officials and community leaders said.

This is the first time a family member of one of the presidential candidates is visiting a Hindu temple.

Well, Trump is going out of is way to please the Indian community. He also visited  a charity event organised by Republican Hindu Council to raise funds for Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu victims of terrorism in Bangladesh.

There were more than 5,000 people present in the event.

 


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The community believes that Ivanka’s presence would go a long way in breaking the stereotype.

“It would go a long way in breaking the stereotype  that the campaign represents only angry white voters. This is a big positive for the community,” said Rajesh Gooty, an Indian-American community leader in Virginia.

The 34-year-old business woman has been a key figure in Trump’s campaign.

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