Indian-American Cardiologist attacked in US for supporting Indian farm laws
New Delhi: Prominent Indian-American Cardiologist, Dr. Romesh Japra had to face the rage of a group of protesters after he posted on social media supporting the three new farm bills passed by the Modi government in India.
Dr Romesh Japra is a well-known figure in the Indian-American community of California, especially Fremont. Dr Japra is an eminent Cardiologist and he had his MBBS degree from AIIMS, Delhi. He later settled the USA in 1973. Beyond the field of medicine, Dr Japra is the founder and convener of the Festival of Globe, an annual multi-ethnic cultural event. Dr Japra started participating in the affairs of the Indian community in the USA from almost the starting of his career.
An angry mob surrounded the house of the doctor and chanted slogans criticizing him after the doctor posted on social media and requested his followers to join a car rally which was held on 21st February to support the new farm bills in India.