Obama, the man with a taste
for Indian food
Nov 3 (IANS) Barack Obama, who may become the next US president
after Tuesday's election, learnt tales of the Mahabharata
from his mother and has a soft corner for the Indian American
community, says a former aide.
Delhi-born Raja Krishnamoorthi, who was the policy director
in Obama's campaign for the US Senate, said Obama had a soft
corner for the Indian American community.
mother, who visited South Asia, has taught him tales from
the Mahabharata," Krishnamoorthi, now the deputy treasurer
in the Illinois State Treasurer's office, told IANS.
likes Indian food a great deal. I remember he came over once
to my parents' house for dinner and ate the Indian food with
an Obama presidency, "I would not be surprised if dal
makes its debut on the White House menu," Krishnamoorthi