New Hindu Foundation to Work Promoting Tolerance

May 8, 2004

Source: India Express

On May 8, 2004 India Express reported, "A group to further understanding of Hinduism and promote its ethos of tolerance and pluralism has been launched in the United States. The 'Hindu American Foundation' would provide a voice for the two million-strong Hindu community in the US by interacting with government, media, think-tanks and the public about the religion and issues concerning them, according to a release from the group in Washington. At a function on May 5, the Foundation members interacted with over a dozen US legislators with the purpose of furthering understanding of Hinduism and promoting its ethos of tolerance and pluralism, the release said."