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10 Most Discussed Indian American Stories of 2012

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 26 December 2012, 11:00 Hrs   |    2 Comments
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Bangalore: There were numerous controversies, achievements and saddening incidents in the Indian American community, which became the hottest topic of discussion for days and months, by all mainstream media and people. Take a look at the top 10 most discussed Indian American stories that made headlines in the year 2012-

10. Presidential Election in the US and the Victory of Ami Bera

Dr Ami Bera created history by becoming the third Indian-American ever to be elected to the US House of Representatives.

Bera won the contest against his Republican rival and incumbent Dan Lungren with a lead of 184 votes.

California’s seventh Congressional District was one of the most competitive and costliest in America and moreover Bera was endorsed by the former US President Bill Clinton.

Only two Indian-Americans, Dalip Singh Saund and Bobby Jindal have been elected to the US House of Representatives so far.

Also Read: Bill Clinton Endorses Indian American Ami Bera for U.S. Congress

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Reader's comments(2)
1: The Sikh temple shooting should have been #1. Most of your list just contains Indian crooks, the world and we indians ourselves already know we are greedy and crooked.
Posted by:Anastan - 02 Jan, 2013
2: shooting at Wisconsin gurudwara shocked the whole world.
Posted by:vani - 26 Dec, 2012