Friday, May 23, 2014

American Sikh Congressional Caucus strengthened with two more co-chairs

Washington, May 23 (ANI): The bipartisan American Sikh Congressional Caucus has announced the appointment of Congressman John Garamendi and Patrick Meehan as additional co-chairs of the caucus.
They will serve as leaders of the caucus with the current co-chairs Congresswoman Judy Chu and Congressman David Valadao.
The selection of Garamendi and Meehan was made official through a letter to the House Committee on Administration.
Garamendi has worked with the California Sikh community for decades. His Congressional District is home to tens of thousands of Sikhs and many Sikh run farms.
"It is an honor to be selected as co-chair of the bipartisan American Sikh Caucus. I am proud to take this next step in my work with Sikh-Americans to defend civil rights, fight discrimination, and educate Members of Congress and the public about the community," said Garamendi.

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