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A Conversation with U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

(L-R) Shailesh Rajput, Vinesh Virani, US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Keerthi Kumar Ravoori & Sharath Kalvakota

CHICAGO,IL -‘A Conversation with US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi” was convened by a group of community leaders to foster an in-depth conversation with the ranking Congressman on issues that are central to the Indian American community at Sheraton Hotel in Elk Grove Village on Friday December 6, 2019.

Raja Krishnamoorthi in his address went on to deliver a passionate impromptu remarks on his progressive vision eliciting accolades among Indian Americans who are energized to propel him to see him reelected in 2020. Raja connected intimately with each attendee and addressed them with great clarity and unmistakable conviction addressing a wide range of issues affecting the nation. Raja elaborated on his legislative priorities that which includes shoring up Social Security, Medicare, raising the minimum wage nationally, making college more affordable, creating jobs, improving economy, reforming immigration system, improving American infrastructure among some major issues. Raja Krishnamoorthi also addressed issues of the business community and allayed their fears on harsh untenable regulations and mounting tax burdens.

Ranking member of the United States Congress Raja Krishnamoorthi candidly discussed some of the key central issues of the Indian American community in his freewheeling conversation through the evening touching on wide-ranging topics that specifically concerned Indian American communities.

Earlier, Vinesh Virani, Event Chair welcomed the guests and urged the guests to gear up for the primarily elections battle next year to reelect Raja Krishnamoorthi and emphatically added that Raja represents our voices, our causes and our hopes in the United States Congress. Keerthi Kumar Ravoori, Event Co-Chair welcomed the guests and described Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi as one of the brightest stars on the political constellation who in his engagement strives tirelessly to drive legislative agenda that is paramount to the middle class American families and to the South Asian Americans. Raja Krishnamurthy who championed many middle class family causes – added Keerthi Kumar Ravoori – wakes up every morning trying to see what program initiatives that he can advance to help uplift the working class Americans.

Several community figures were in attendance including Shilesh Rajput, Mitesh Kamdar, Mahesh Patel, Amitabh Mittal, Sharath Kalvakota, Dr. Sriram Sonty, Hemang Patel, Sanjay Shah, Babu Marsha Patel, Kanti S. Patel, Satish Dadepogu and Emmanuel Neela. The event was followed by informal reception.

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