Utsav Washington Examinar Sept 2022

Article: The Hindu vote will carry historic weight in the midterm elections

By: Utsav Chakrabarti. September 08, 2022  The 2022 midterm elections are arguably the most consequential in setting the stage for the future of the American Hindu diaspora’s involvement in deciding elections. To understand the Hindu community in America, one needs to look no further than the last presidential election. The wants and needs of American Hindus, an important voting bloc, have only intensified during this period with the lack ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Condemns Growing Hate Against Hindu Communities Across America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2022 HinduPACT Condemns Growing Hate Against Hindu Communities Across America  WASHINGTON, D.C – A recent slew of anti-Hindu attacks across America have resulted in a renewed focus on the targeting of American Hindus on the basis of their race, religious and national origin. HinduPACT condemns this growing hate and vitriol against a thriving and flourishing diaspora community that is proudly part of America’s ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Calls on Biden Administration to Take Immediate Action to Stop Forced Conversions of Religious Minorities in Pakistan

HinduPACT Calls on Biden Administration to Take Immediate Action to Stop Forced Conversions of Religious Minorities in PakistanHinduPACT makes statement following admission by ousted Prime Minister Imran KhanWASHINGTON, D.C – Following decades of denial, Pakistan has finally admitted to the egregious kidnapping and forced conversion of girls of religious minority communities. HinduPACT calls on the Biden administration to immediately address this ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Responds to Attack on Hindu Temple in Queen, New York

August 12, 2022HinduPACT Responds to Attack on Hindu Temple in Queen, New YorkWASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT condemns the vandalization of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Shri Tulsi Mandir temple in Queens, New York last Wednesday. An unidentified individual knocked the statue over and left it face down on the ground with its arm cracked and hand broken into pieces. Utsav Chakrabarti, Executive Director of HinduPACT, said,“This is the fourth ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Calls on Congress to Reject Hinduphobic Resolution, Demands Ilhan Omar Cut Ties with Radical Islamist Groups and Ousted PM Imran Khan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 24, 2022WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT calls on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to reject Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)’s recently introduced resolution which unfairly and dishonestly condemns India’s human rights record and alleges “violations of international religious freedom.”“With House Resolution 1196, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is clearly taking talking points from Jamaat-e-Islami and Muslim Brotherhood-linked groups, w ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Lauds International Yoga Day as a Bridge to Universal “Unity”

WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT volunteers have helped organize and will participate in the annual World Yoga Day at the Washington Monument in the nation’s capital on Saturday, June 18 at 9 AM.Yoga is over 5,000 years old and was officially introduced to America in the 19th Century by Swami Vivekananda. The United Nations officially proclaimed June 21 as International Yoga Day on December 11, 2014; a date that coincides with the rise of Indian Prime ...

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Press Release: HinduPACT Calls Out Biden Administration’s Hypocritical Views on Religious Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 4, 2022WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT criticizes the 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom released by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Jun 2, 2022 for its hypocritical position on India.The views on International Religious Freedom expressed by the Biden Administration in the Report on International Religious Freedom disproportionately attacks India and turns a blind eye to the egregious religious rights viola ...