Indian-Americans backing Donald Trump to campaign in New Hampshire

Washington, Feb 4: A group of Indian-Americans supporting Donald Trump have decided to campaign and run advertisements in New Hampshire after the Republican presidential front-runner suffered a shock defeat in Iowa.

A decision in this regard was taken by the newly formed 'Indian Americans for Trump 2016' –- a political action committee –- at its meeting in New Jersey on Tuesday.

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"To turn out Indian Americans in New Hampshire to vote for Donald Trump on February 9, the Indian-Americans for Trump 2016 officers decided to educate the Indian-Americans about the primary election process," a statement said.

This would be done by campaigning in the state, running informational articles and promotional advertisements in media outlets that reach the Indian-Americans in New Hampshire area.

It will include a number of print, TV and social media, especially those that are popular among the Indian-Americans, the statement said.

Formed in January, Indian Americans for Trump is headed by A D Amar and has members from New York and New Jersey.

As the results of the Iowa Caucuses came in, the crowded Republican presidential race appeared to be narrowing down to a three-cornered contest with Florida Senator Marco Rubio coming a close third behind Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Trump.

The race for the White House has entered New Hampshire with presidential aspirants from both the Republican and Democratic parties reaching this crucial state ahead of the February 9 primaries.


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