Hirsh Vardhan Singh announces 2024 presidential bid; becomes 3rd Indian-American to join crowded Republican Party hopefuls
Washington, Jul 29 (PTI) Hirsh Vardhan Singh, an Indian-American engineer, has announced his bid for the White House, becoming the third person of Indian descent after Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy to join the crowded Republican field of candidates vying to become US President in 2024. In a video message posted on Twitter, Singh, 38, said that he is a “lifelong Republican” and “America First” conservative who worked to restore a conservative wing of the New Jersey Republican Party.
"We need strong leadership to reverse the changes that have occurred in the past few years and restore American values. That is why I have decided to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the 2024 election for the office of president of the United States,” Singh said on Friday in a 3-minute video.
He officially filed his candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, reported The Hill newspaper on Friday.