“Pawrabashey Amar Desh”, book written by ‘Swadesh’ Chatterjee, Chairman, US — India Friendship Council was launched by Mr Rotten Seri, Forme Indian Ambassador to Americo & Mr Bindeshwar Pathak, Indian Sociologist & Founder, Sulab” International.
The book is a blueprint for younger Indian Americans and other immigrant groups raking voices in the United States, and a deeply personal family story.
When Swedes Chatterjee arrived in the United States with his wife Monjusri and their bc.rtrh daughter, he had just $35 in his pocket. A decade and half later, he was a successful ‘4° Carolina businessman who had helmed a company and Manjusri had a thriving practice psychiatrist.
Not satisfied with simply being an immigrant success story, Chatterjee decided it was back to his adopted land, as well as to the motherland he had left behind.
in the burgeoning movement of Indian Americans keen ro see o reconciliatio,erdmer7. The United States and Indio after decades of Cold War misunderoand 19, and re 34 years of movement coalesced, in the early years of this century, around efforts to end India’s.
nuclear isolation. Inspired by the model of Jewish Americans, Chonerleu,nelfef.ar shape iltrs movement and its strategy, and in Me process he developed a new immigfOrit political empowerment.
Chatterjee, and the Indio, Americo,.
signing the Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between the United beginningst wonted to shore my life’s journey from Sonamukhi, Bgnkvro with very instilled in me for the contribution to make the US-Indio Civilian Nuclear Treaty o reality”, sold Mt Swadesh Chatterjee.
In this eminently readable book, Swadesh Chatterjee” account of the role that Indian Americans play in keeping chapters on the Indio-US civil nuclear deal, working in close partnership with Swadesh and the Indian American community, ore PorliailOrlY perceptive illuminating msa en should promote better appreciation of this high point in Indic’ relations o •
Former Indian Ambassador to Americo.
Swadesh Chatterjee is a successful businessman and entrepreneur, based in North Carolina. lie has risen to prominence within the Indian American community, not only in his home state of Nor. Carolina, but also nation.y. In 1998, he was elected Notional President of the Indian American Forum for Political Education, a nationwide organization whose goal is to encourage the political engagement of members of the Indian American community. Swodesh’s steadfast belief and diligence in improving US-India relations hos been the driving force behind a new and more pro-India U.S. Policy.
Photograph by-Koyel Paul Sinha