A man of Indian origin, Harshvardhan Singh, has decided to run for the US Presidential Election in 2024. He becomes the third Indian American to join the competition alongside former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and businessman Vivek Ramaswamy.
A Republican Candidate
Harshvardhan Singh, who is 38 years old, declared his candidature by posting a video on Twitter. He is a member of the Republican Party and played a role in bringing back the Conservative wing of the party in New Jersey in 2017. Singh proudly calls himself the “only American blood candidate” and says he always worked for the benefit of Americans, even during the tough times of the Corona pandemic.
On Thursday, Harshvardhan Singh officially filed his candidature with the Federal Election Commission, taking a significant step towards becoming a presidential nominee.
Singh believes that the US needs strong leadership to address the changes that happened in recent years and restore American values. This is why he has decided to seek nomination from the Republican Party for the 2024 election.
Harshvardhan Singh is now one of the many Republicans running for the President’s post. Some other prominent names in this race include former President Donald Trump, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence, Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Senator Tim Scott, and businessman and pastor Ryan Binkley. The Republican Party will formally elect their next presidential candidate during a national convention to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from July 15 to 18 next year.
Who is Harshvardhan Singh ?
Harshvardhan Singh is originally from India and earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2009. He has always been interested in politics. In 2017, he ran for governor in New Jersey but finished third with 9.8 percent of the vote share. He was also honored with the Aviation Ambassador award by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2003.
As the US presidential race heats up, Harshvardhan Singh’s entry adds diversity to the mix, reflecting the vibrant landscape of American politics.