On December 16, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard began a visit to India at the invitation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who she recently met with during his visit to the U.S. During their first meeting, the two spoke of the priorities shared by India and the U.S., including defeating the threat posed by ISIS and other Islamic extremists, collaborating to address environmental concerns, and maximizing economic opportunities. The congresswoman’s visit to India as the Prime Minister’s guest will work towards these efforts.
Apart from her official meetings, she will visit holy sites, including Krishna's birth place Vrindava.
The US Congress is currently in recess, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard will return to Washington, DC before Congress reconvenes on January 6, 2015.
In an interview on NDTV Tulsi speaks about her life as a Krishna devotee and about the role Bhagavad-gita has been playing in her life.congress ] [ modi ] [ tulsi-gabbard ] [ usa ]