Elected officials should provide platform for marginalized communities, says legislator Ranjeev Puri

The Indian-American politician, along with Representatives Megan Srinivas and Sophia Anwar, discussed on a panel the many challenges faced while running for office.

Ranjeev Puri, Megan Srinivas and Sophia Anwar. / Screengrab

Indian-American legislator Ranjeev Puri said that “elected officials and candidates should provide a platform for communities that have been marginalized to be able to succeed”, at the Desis Decide summit organized by the Indian American Impact organization.

Puri made the remarks during a panel discussion titled ‘Desis Lead: Running for Office’ alongside Representatives Megan Srinivas and Sophia Anwar. They all focused on the challenges and experiences of running for office.

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