M3 INDIA ABROAD, JUNE 2013
starting a fresh
Ami Bera created history when he became only the third US Congressman in the history of the Indian-American immigrant experience last year.
To make a difference
Amerish ‘Ami’ Bera created his- tory when he became only the third United States Congress- man in the history of the Indian-American immigrant experience last November, and only the second Indian-American Democrat in more than 50 years after
Dalip Singh Saund.
The good doctor, a second-generation American, born and raised in California, is also the
first Indian-American physician to be elected to
In this interview with India Abroad, Dr Bera
US Congressman Ami Bera, the
India Abroad Person of the Year for Political Achievement 2012,
in eloquent conversation with Aziz Haniffa.
speaks about how serving in the House of
Representatives inspires the next generation to
believe that they can accomplish anything.
Has it fully sunk in that you are a US lawmaker — that you’ve created history?
Every day, when I walk to work, I walk past
the Capitol Building and appreciate the honor
It’s nearing six months since you were sworn
in as the US Representative representing
California’s 7th District and I know you hit the
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