May 2015 \ Arts & Entertainment \ Diaspora Quotes
What they Say

 “USBIC and its board remain committed to advancing commercial

relationship between the US and India.”

Ajay Banga, USIBC Chairman and President and CEO, MasterCard


“If I run, my candidacy will be based on the idea that the

American people are ready to try a dramatically different direction.”

Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Governor and probable American presidency candidate 2016



Richard R Verma, US Ambassador to India after stepping into his ancestral house in Jalandhar


“Modi has already done a lot to boost trade with foreign countries. At one time, we were bogged by filling 16 separate forms. Now, we only have to fill six forms.”

Ramesh Patel, NRI settled in Toronto


“As the world’s fastest growing economy, India is firing on all cylinders

and has become attractive to foreign investors.”

Bhim D. Asdhir, President and CEO, Excel Fund


“I am investing in education in India and the US because it is key to opportunity and the bridge to future success for those from all strata of society.”

Frank Islam, Indian immigrant to US who sold his QSS Group for USD 300 million


“For someone like me, an immigrant who comes from India, I’m beyond grateful, I told the mayor this is not only my American Dream, but it shows that for another girl from a far away country this is possible.”

Raja Rajeswari, newly appointed criminal court judge, New York City


“Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s presence in the European Parliament has been a true inspiration for European leaders to strongly engage in more inter-cultural dialogue that would lead towards non-violent societies.”

European People’s Party, largest political group in the European Parliament


“Combined with the crucial support for fighting Ebola included in the bill to fund our Government next year, Vivek’s confirmation makes us better positioned to save lives around the world and protect the American people here at home.”

—Barack Obama, President of USA, on US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Hallegere Murthy

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