US Lawmakers Ramp Up Pressure For Aid To India
The Times of India Delhi|May 14, 2021
More than 50 US lawmakers have written to President Joe Biden urging him to bolster American assistance to New Delhi to overcome the coronavirus surge in India, asserting that enhanced help from Washington’s, which stands at a modest $100 million, is in the US national interest.
Chidanand Rajghatta

“As long as Covid persists in India, there is the potential for additional variants that could pose a serious threat to a vaccinated America,” the lawmakers, led by California Congressman Brad Sherman, the Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, warned in the March 12 letter, adding, “We must do our part to quell the virus anywhere and everywhere it persists.”

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