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Indian American Leadership virtually met senate majority leader Chuck Schumer on March 13th.


This meeting was organized by Dr Raj Bhayani, Mohinder Taneja, Sunil Modi, Dr Sunil Mehra, Govind Batheja.
Assembly woman Jenifer Rajkumar, Council General Randeep Jaiswal, Dr Sudhir Parikh, Dr Raj Narayan, Dr Raj Jinna, Bobby Kalote and Dr Mihir Meghani along with 200 national Indian leaders joined the meeting with senator.

Dr Raj Bhayani, Sunil Modi and Mohinder Taneja Moderated the meeting and welcomed Majority leader.
Mr Schumer updated about his india visit two weeks back. He was exuberantly happy about his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He applauded various programs initiated by Modi government such as gas connections and easy remote internet access empowering rural India.

He led one of the most powerful United States Delegation to India. Along with eight senators and several other leaders as part of the US delegation to India. Several initiatives were launched and emphasis on stronger U.S. India ties in view of rising Chinese threat.

Dr Raj Bhayani asked senator two questions. In answering those majority leader promised to reverse the Medicare cuts this year. And he assured that green card backlog will be cleared soon. He believes high skilled workers such as physicians should be given direct green cards instead of H1 or J1 visa and he will work on making it happen.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says ties between the U.S. and India are a “crucial counterweight to outcompete China”

Among the countries’ shared strategic interests, Schumer listed “outcompeting China, combating climate change, increasing trade and deepening bonds between our two countries” as well as “close cooperation between the U.S. and India in areas such as AI, green hydrogen and advanced tech manufacturing.”

The delegation visited several sites such as RajGhat and Jaipur foot and had dinner hosted by Anand Mahindra apart from various joint meetings with indian government.

“I strongly believe the continued and strengthened U.S.-India relationship will be the great story that will define the 21st century,” Schumer said.

At the conclusion of meeting Majority Leader promised that we will have such meetings every quarter to strengthen Indo US relationship and and to address concerns of Indian Americans in USA.