NRI Groups Ask Sonal Shah to Clarify VHP Links


A group of NRI organizations and individuals have launched a campaign against Sonal Shah, the only Indian-American in the transition team of the US president-elect Barack Obama, for her alleged links with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in India and have asked her to clarify her position. This is the same group that involved in Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s visa issue. ” The moderate leaders of the Indian American community have decided to ask Shah to clarify her position about VHP and its mother organization the RSS that was linked to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi who is revered by the President-elect Obama ” statement said. Also said that Sonal was very close with VHP and supported programs against Christians and Muslims. Sonal Shah was national coordinator for VHP-America to raise funds for the 2001 Gujarat earthquake victims.


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