As the 2024 United States presidential election approaches, there is increasing interest in the possibility of an Indian-American candidate running for president.
The growing interest in the possibility of an Indian-American candidate running for president in the United States in 2024 reflects the growing influence of the Indian-American community in American politics.
The Indian-American community is one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in the United States and is becoming increasingly politically active.
There are several Indian-Americans who are considered as potential candidates for the 2024 US presidential election.
If an Indian-American candidate were to be elected President of the United States, it would be a historic moment and would send a strong message about the diversity and inclusiveness of the United States.
These are the main Indian candidates for the 2024 US presidential election:
- Nikki Haley
- Vivek Ramaswamy
- Hirsh Vardhan Singh
According to India Today, the best Indian-American candidate for the 2024 US presidential election is Vivek Ramaswamy.
1. Nikki Haley
Source: Boston Herald
Nikki Haley is the former governor of South Carolina and was the US ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2018.
She is a member of the Republican Party and is considered a rising star in the party. She is also one of the few Indian-Americans considered as potential candidates for the 2024 US presidential election.
Haley was born in Bamberg, South Carolina, to Indian immigrant parents. She graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and before entering politics she worked for a waste management company.
In 2004, she was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives, where she served for six years.
In 2010, Haley was elected governor of South Carolina, becoming the first woman and the first Indian-American to hold the position.
She served as governor for two terms, during which she focused on economic development and education reform.
In 2017, Haley was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as the US ambassador to the United Nations.
Haley is a popular figure among Republicans and is considered a potential challenger to former President Trump in the 2024 Republican presidential primary.
She is also considered a potential opponent of President Biden in the 2024 general election.
2. Vivek Ramaswamy
Vivek Ramaswamy, a 37-year-old technology entrepreneur, is one of the Indian-American candidates vying for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
He was born to Indian parents who immigrated to the US from Kerala. Ramaswamy graduated from Harvard University and Yale Law School.
Ramaswamy has entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination in February 2023. He is running on a platform of “returning credit” and ending dependence on China.
Ramaswamy has been critical of affirmative action and other policies that he believes promote racial and gender quotas. He also called for a more restrictive immigration policy.
Many polls have Ramaswamy in third place behind former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
However, Ramaswamy is still a relatively unknown candidate and it is too early to say whether he will be able to mount a serious challenge to Trump or DeSantis.
3. Hirsh Vardhan Singh
Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 38 years old, recently entered the race for the presidential election. He called Donald Trump the greatest president of all time during a video message.
Hirsh is an aeronautical engineer by profession and was involved in his family business of missile defense, satellite navigation and aviation security.
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