Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Reaches Out to Indian Constituency

November 1, 2002

Source: Times of India


On November 1, 2002 the Times of India reported that "Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, niece of late president John F. Kennedy, has promised the Indian community that she would organize a Diwali Mela at the Maryland State House if she is elected governor of the state in the November 5 election. She also pledged to strengthen economic ties between Maryland state and India. Townsend announced this on Thursday at a gathering of the community in an Indian-run motel in College Park, Maryland, home to about 50,000 people of Indian origin engaged in high-tech jobs and small businesses."