Sikh Heritage Dinner Event in Washington Again Draws Applause from American Lawmakers

June 30, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

Washington, June 30, 2007 - Heavy thunderstorms and major political battles at the Capitol Hill did not prevent 250 Sikhs and many lawmakers to attend the 4th annual Sikh American Heritage Dinner reception at the Capitol Hill on June 12, 2007. Many Congress Representatives and Senators, who dropped by in between the votes on major issues, attended the dinner and praised the role of the Sikhs in America. Among the lawmakers who spoke at the dinner were: Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, Congressman George Radonovich, Congressman Jim Costa, Congresswoman Diane Watson, Congressman Mike Honda, Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky, and Congressman Joe Crowley. Sikhs came from all over America to create their presence.