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House Rep. Bera seeks CA Hall of Fame for Dalip Singh Saund

Dalip Singh Saund. (Source: saund.org)

Dalip Singh Saund. (Source: saund.org)

In May, US House Representative Mark Takano of California honored Dalip Singh Saund in the House Chamber as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Dalip Singh held the same seat from 1957 to 1963 as the first Asian American, Indian American and Sikh American House Representative in the United States.

Yesterday, during a speech in the House Chamber, Representative Ami Bera, an Indian American, called on California Governor Jerry Brown to induct Dalip Singh into the California Hall of Fame. Watch Representative Bera’s remarks below:

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