An Indian American Ball for President Obama

By siliconindia   |   Thursday, 13 December 2012, 10:38 Hrs
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Bangalore: An Indian-American inaugural ball to rejoice the re-election of Obama would be held in Washington two days prior to his oath taking as the President, reports PTI.

"Join the world's oldest and largest democracies in congratulating President Barack Obama as he is sworn in to his second term as President of the United States. Leaders from the 3-million-strong Indian American community, compatriots from India and American well-wishers will celebrate the combined achievements of the two nations and cultures," organisers of this 2013 Inaugural Ball have announced.

The party, which has been named 'Indiaspora Ball' will be attended by members of the Indian American community, along with senators, Congressmen and policymakers. The ball is jointly organized by Tata Consultancy Services, US India Business Council and North American South Asian Bar Association.

"The Indiaspora Inaugural Ball will be more than just a great party," says M R Rangaswami, Indiaspora founder.

More than the entertainment part, the ball will help to develop an institutionalized approach that supports Indian American candidates and will also raise awareness and resources, which are required to  to take care of the underprivileged and "invisibles" in the community, reports PTI.