Nevada Clergy Endorses Hindu Chaplain Zed for Prestigious Award

September 7, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: YahooNews/ ANI

Reno (Nevada), Sept.7 (ANI): Nevada Clergy Association has recommended famous Hindu chaplain of Nevada, Rajan Zed, for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, the most prestigious award presented by President of India to eminent overseas Indians.

Rajan Zed read the historical first Hindu prayer in United States Senate in Washington DC in July last since its formation in 1789.

In a letter to Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in New Delhi, Reverend Gene Savoy Jr., President of the Association, wrote, "...Zed has done a lot of work in the area of interfaith dialogue in northwestern Nevada and adjoining California.