Four team members of FIA’s New England Chapter won the township elections in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Influenced and encouraged by the speech of Indian origin Congress member Raja Krishnamoorthy, given during FIA’s launch of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on May 12 event in DC, where FIA was honored with the Congressional record.
Congress member Krishnamoorthi, in his speech, emphasized the need for more and more diaspora members to represent their communities by engaging in elections in order to ensure that the community is better represented.
FIA New England President Abhishek Singh praised the team members and said that it’s a significant step that will certainly enhance our community. Abhishek Singh and FIA Chairman Ankur Vaidya expressed their joy and praise for the victory team. Ankur Vaidya said that he wishes this be a turning point for this decade, where we see a few dozen new lawmakers of Indian origin enter the political eco system to enhance our representation and make us all proud. The onus now is on the community to support them and equip them for their road to higher political ground.