Fundraising Dinner in Support of Mr. Raja Krishnamoorthi for Congress
Jun 9, 2016 9:15 AM -
Downers Grove, IL: The Tamil community of the Chicagoland area came together for a fundraising dinner on the evening of Friday, June 3 to show their support for Mr. Raja Krishnamoorthi, who is campaigning to be the representative of Illinois's 8th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives and also to be the first Tamilian to be elected to the US Congress. The dinner took place at Ashyana Banquets in Downers Grove, IL and was primarily organized by Mr. Murugesh Kasilingam, Mr. Veera Venugopal, and Mr. PK Aravazhi. The event was emceed by Vanderbilt University sophomore Dhivyaa Anandan and commenced with the rendering of the 'Invocation to Mother Tamil' sung by Dhivyaa Anandan, Dheepa Anandan, and Manisha Muthu, followed by the 'American National Anthem' sung by Sushmitha Suresh. Mr. Murugesh Kasilingam delivered the welcome address and was followed by Mr. Ram P. Thukkaram from the Tamil Nadu Foundation (TNF), who introduced Mr. Raja Krishnamoorthi.