NEW YORK (TIP): The ‘Indiaspora 2013 Inaugural Ball’ is expected to be a huge one with the presence of several governors, lawmakers and government officials. The function, which will be held on January 19, is organized by the Indian-American community to rejoice the re-election of Obama. 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 take care of the underprivileged and “invisibles” in the community, reports PTI. New York based Lal Motwani who is mobilizing Indian Americans for the Indiaspora ball said that the event will enhance the image of Indian Americans.
“We want the Indiaspora ball to be more than a fantastic party. Many of Indiaspora’s leaders have called for us to raise our voices together with the aim of setting an Indian- American policy agenda,” California-based M R Rangaswami. “With hundreds of influential community members in the same room as local, state and national political officials, there will be no better time to start a national conversation,” he said. Accordion to Rangaswami, the interest level of the community is very high and he also adds, “People are excited and enthusiastic about getting together this coming weekend in Washington DC.”