Strategic convergence between India-US become strongest pillars of stability

Vastavam web: The strategic convergence between India and the US has become one of the strongest pillars of stability and security in the world, India’s envoy here has said.Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Singh Sarna’s comments came as top US lawmakers along with leading Indian-Americans from across the country celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, at the US Capitol.Ambassadors from Singapore and Suriname were also present on the occasion and lit the ceremonial lamp.
The Trump administration was represented by Raj Shah, the principal deputy press secretary at the White House.The fifth annual Diwali celebrations at the Capitol Hill was jointly organised by BAPS, Hindu American Foundation, Indiaspora and several other organisations.Today is the celebration of Lord Rama’s journey and the victory of light over darkness, truth over lies and falsehoods and righteousness over wrongdoing.
“There is so much that we can learn from these traditions and virtues as we seek to apply these lessons in our everyday lives especially here in Washington,” Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress representing Hawaii, said.Other Indian-American Congressmen–Raja Krishnamoorthi, Pramila Jayapal and Ro Khanna–were also present on the occasion.