OFBJP hosts celebrations in Chicagoland to mark state assembly victories of the party in India

On December 17, 2023, around 300 people gathered in Chicagoland hosted by the OFBJP, to mark the victory of the BJP and PM Narendra Modi in India’s recent state elections. PHOTO: OFBJP

The Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janata Party- Chicago, celebrated the victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the party in state assembly of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

The celebrations were attended by some 300 people, including  some members of the Indian American community in Chicagoland. The December 17, 2023, event was led by President of OFBJP Dr. Adapa Prasad, and core volunteers Rakesh Malhotra, Rohit Joshi, Nirmala Reddy as well as members of the  Indian American diaspora. Patriotic songs like Vande Mataram were sung, and a lamp-lighting ceremony jumpstarted celebrations.

Held at the community center in Glenview, Chicago, the event was also attended virtually by senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya BJP national general secretary, who thanked attendees for their strong support and hard work through social media and calls campaign. He also praised the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government’s achievements, contending that the BJP’s victory in these states was a reflection of the people’s trust in Modi’s vision for a ‘New India’.

The event also featured speeches by well-known philanthropist Dr Bharat Baari, community leaders Rakesh Malhotra, Acharya Rohit Joshi, Nirmala Reddy, Srinivas Bodige, Anil Singh, Hemant Patel, Nirav Patel and Vandana Jhingan. They highlighted the achievements of the Modi government and expressed their confidence in its prospects. They also urged the diaspora to continue supporting the BJP and its policies.

A section of the Indian American community has been active in supporting BJP and has spread the word about the growth oriented policy of the BJP and its vision in the US.

Nirmala Reddy, volunteer Co-coordinator of Chicago Chapter said that the OFBJP has been at the forefront of these efforts.

Overall, the celebration of the BJP’s victory in the assembly elections was a testament to the strong bond between the Indian American Diaspora and their homeland said Rakesh Malhotra president of Global Indian Diaspora, Chicago.

Vedic Mantras were recited, and the event ended with vote of thanks.



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