Washington: Indian-Americans have affirmed their growing importance in US politics with at least five members of the community emerging victorious in the recently concluded state legislatures and local body polls.
The most significant victories came in the state of New Jersey, where rising Indian-American political star Raj Mukherji became one of the youngest members of State Assembly and will join fellow Democrat and veteran leader Upendra Chivukula.
Mukherji, a former Jersey City Deputy Mayor, won the State Assembly elections to New Jersey's 33rd Legislative District.
Mukherji, 29, a first-time Democratic nominee for the 33rd Legislative District, had won the primary election in June by a 36-point margin.
To Read the Complete Story Click Here