Dr. Sampat Shivangi Nominated And Elected As An Official Delegate At The Republican National Convention 2024

Feature and Cover Dr Sampat Shivangi Nominated And Elected As An Official Delegate At The Republican National Convention 2024

“It is a great pleasure and honor to share the news that I have been nominated and elected as official delegate at the upcoming Republican National Convention to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from July 13 to July 19, 2024 at the Fisher Forum, Milwaukee, WI,” Dr. Sampat Shivangi, a physician and an influential Indian American community leader announced here today.

A conservative lifelong member of the Republican Party, Dr. Shivangi, who is the founding member of the Republican Indian Council and the Republican Indian National Council, said “This will be my sixth time serving as a National Delegate at the Republican National Convention to nominate the Republican Party nominee to contest the national presidential election. My nomination began as early as when President George W. Bush was nominate in New York, NY, then Senator George McCain, Governor Mitt Romney, President Donald Trump in 2016 and 2020. Now again to re-elect President Donald Trump

in 2024 in Milwaukee, WI. I feel this is a unique honor and an opportunity for an Indian American to represent the community at the national level.”

Dr. Shivangi said he will be part of the luncheon being hosted by Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi in honor of the delegates at Northern Lights in Milwaukee, WI on July 16,24 for the Mississippi delegates.

Dr. Shivangi is the National President of the Indian American Forum for Political Education, one of the oldest Indian American Associations. Over the past three decades, he has lobbied for several Bills in the US Congress on behalf of India through his enormous contacts with US Senators and Congressmen.

A close friend to the Bush family, he was instrumental in lobbying for the first Diwali celebration in the White House and for President George W. Bush to make his trip to India. He had accompanied President Bill Clinton during his historic visit to India. Dr. Shivangi is Dr. Shivangi has worked enthusiastically in promoting the India Civil Nuclear Treaty and recently the US-India Defense Treaty that was passed in US Congress and signed by President Obama.

Dr. Shivangi has been actively involved in several philanthropic activities, serving with Blind Foundation of MS, Diabetic, Cancer and Heart Associations of America. Dr. Shivangi has a number of philanthropic works in India including Primary & middle schools, Cultural Center, and IMA Centers that he opened and helped to obtain the first ever US Congressional grant to AAPI to study Diabetes Mellitus amongst Indian Americans.

Dr. Sampat Shivangi was awarded the highest civilian honor, the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Sanman Award in 2016 in Bengaluru by the Hon. President of India, Shri Pranap Mukhejee. He was awarded the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor in New York in 2008. He is married to Dr. Udaya S. Shivangi, MD, and the couple are blessed with two daughters: Priya S. Shivangi, MS (NYU); Pooja S. Shivangi who is an Attorney at Law. Dr. Sampat Shivangi was conferred with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indo-American Press Club during the  9th annual International Media Conference in Stamford, CT on October 8th, 2023.

“I look forward to this great convention where the Republican Vice President nominee will speak on Wednesday and President Trump will speak on Thursday, July 18,24.,” Dr. Shivangi said. “I am sure it will be a great convention and I wish to thank the GOP for the courtesy and honor of the invitation as a National Delegate of the Republican Party at the 2024 National Convention.”

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