Washington, April 14
US President Joe Biden led his nation in greeting Indian-Americans, South Asians and Southeast Asians on the eve of their New Year.
“(First Lady) Jill (Biden) and I ship our warmest needs to the South Asian and Southeast Asian communities who’re celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, Songkran and the incoming New Year this week. Happy Bengali, Cambodian, Lao, Myanmarese, Nepali, Sinhalese, Tamil, Thai, and Vishu New Year!” Biden mentioned in a tweet on Tuesday.
Biden and the US first woman had been joined by a number of lawmakers in greeting Indian-Americans and Sikhs on the event of Baisakhi.
“Wishing a contented and wholesome Vaisakhi to the Sikh group celebrating throughout the nation!” Indian=American Congressman Ami Bera mentioned.
Another Indian-American lawmaker, Ro Khanna, tweeted, “Wishing the Sikh group in America and all over the world a contented Vaisakhi!”
“Wishing a contented Vaisakhi to all these celebrating in New Jersey and all over the world!” mentioned Congressman Frank Pallone.
Pallone and Congressman John Garamendi have launched a decision honouring the Sikh group’s celebration of Baisakhi.
“Wishing a contented Vaisakhi to all of the Sikhs and Sikh Americans celebrating in Illinois and the world over,” tweeted Senator Dick Durbin.
“Warm needs on Vaisakhi to everybody within the Sikh group who name New Jersey dwelling. This is a time to focus on what issues most – household and standing in solidarity with our neighbours,” mentioned Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. PTI