Fremont, CA: Democratic supporters led by entrepreneur couple Vinita and Ajay Bhutoria organized a Get Out the Vote rally here for the Biden-Harris ticket last Sunday. Supporters turned out wearing masks and following safety guidelines and they comprised small business owners, teachers, doctors, entrepreneurs, elected officials, community leaders, and students.
They also did phone banking and outreach in battleground states. There are over 1.3 million Indo Americans in battleground states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Florida and Nevada and maybe the margin of victory.
Bhutoria said, “This one is probably the most important election of our lifetime. There’s so much at stake. Right now in our country we are facing at least four crises: public health, economic downturn, racial injustice and climate change. It is important for all of us to vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.”
Raj, 20, a Junior at Claremont McKenna College, said, “The decisions we make today will impact not only the next four years, but generations to come. Clearly, President Trump will not protect our nation’s commitment to racial justice, equal educational opportunities, and the preservation of our environment.” He said Biden-Harris is a historic ticket for women and Indo-Americans.
Prakash Thapa, a Nepali American small business owner, “We will make Donald Trump a one-term president. We need a president who will unite our country, who cares more about humanity and bring out our best — not one who stokes division and brings out our worst.”
Mahesh Nihalani, senior community leader, added that the Biden, Harris are strong proponents of India-US relationship, so “Abki Baar Biden Sarkaar.”