Indian Overseas Congress-USA meets K. Raju, of All India Congress Committee

Baldev Randhawa, Rajeswar Reddy, K. Raju, Mohinder Singh Gilzian, George Abraham, Phuman Singh, Sharath Chandra at the recent IOCUSA meeting with K. Raju. PHOTO: courtesy IOCUSA

Leaders of the Indian Overseas Congress USA (IOCUSA)  met with K. Raju, the National Coordinator of the Indian National Congress for SC/ST/OBC and Minority Affairs. They exchanged views on how to improve the messaging to the diaspora while increasing the reach of the organization, a July 24, 2023, press release from IOCUSA said.

Raju, formerly an IAS officer, resigned from service in 2013 to join the Congress party. Prior to his resignation from service, he served as Additional Secretary, Govt of India at the National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by Sonia Gandhi.

IOCUSA’s Mohinder Singh Gilzian and visiting AICC leader K. Raju at a recent meeting. PHOTO: courtesy IOCUSA

The IOCUSA team headed by President Mohinder Singh Gilzian and Vice-Chair George Abraham briefed him on the activities of the IOCUSA and assured him of their support and commitment.

The meeting also addressed the situation in India as regards to democracy and religious freedom.

Raju applauded the reception organized for Rahul Gandhi during his recent visit to the US. He urged those present to use technologies available to counter misinformation and propaganda.

Phuman Singh, chairman, Punjab Chapter, Rajeswar Reddy Gangasani, president, Telangana Chapter, Sharath Chandra and  Baldev Randhawa also participated in the discussions.



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