First Indian-American Congressman Honored by US Cabinet

February 2, 2005

Source: The Times of India

On February 2, 2005 The Times of India reported, "the US House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill to honour Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian-American member of the US Congress. The House yesterday voted 410-0 in favour of the 'Dalip Singh Saund Post Office Building Designation' bill, which now heads to the Senate for consideration. The bill, which was tabled to name a post office in Temecula, California after Saund was sponsored by Indian American Republican Congressman Bobby Jindal and California lawmaker Darrell Issa. 'Dalip Saund's story is one of determination and true accomplishment.'"