PM Modi addressing the US Congress
Prime Minister Narendra Modi US Congress A word was used in the joint meeting, which is being discussed everywhere. And this word is-Samosa Caucus, During this, PM Modi also talked about the already deepening relations between the two countries. As soon as he mentioned the Samosa Caucus in the House, there was applause in the entire House. He also said that this is such a caucus which has now become a part of this house.
Prime Minister Modi also specifically mentioned Indian-origin American Vice President Kamala Harris in his speech, and said that “I am told that the samosa caucus has now become the basic flavor of this house. I hope it grows and brings the full variety of Indian cuisine here.” On this, a different color was seen inside the House.
What is the meaning of samosa caucus?
The samosa caucus mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi actually refers to a group of people who live in America but have their roots in India and that is why samosa is very popular among them as an Indian dish. It is considered very tasty.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also said in his speech that “You have embraced people all over the world. You’ve given them an equal share in the American dream, that’s a big deal. There are lakhs of people here whose roots are in India. Some of them are sitting proudly in this room and have been sitting in the past as well.,
When did the word samosa caucus start?
Every word has its own history. The history of the word Samosa Caucus is also considered from the year 2018. It is said that Raja Krishnamurthy, a member of the American House of Representatives, used this term in public for the first time.
It is said that this word gradually came into vogue. People of Indian origin in America started identifying themselves with samosas. The word Samosa Caucus became a symbol of the unity of Indians. Even the store of Indian cuisine came to be called Samosapedia.
How many Indians are there in the US Parliament?
The number of people of Indian origin in American politics is gradually increasing. There are currently five US representatives of Indian origin. Sixth personality Vice President Kamala Harris is the leader of the Senate. The special thing is that they are all Democrats.
The five representatives of Indian origin are Shamal Thanedar, Dr. Ami Bera, Ro Khanna, Pramila Jaipal and Krishnamurthy himself. All these are called strong pillars of the present Biden government. And in America, they are considered to have an important role in making government policies.
Obviously, the focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s word Samosa Caucus was on this side. Not only in the House, but in America, the increasing stature and courage of Indians in all the areas point towards the Samosa Caucus.
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