Amid speculation that she might run for the post of President of United States, American lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard is said to be seeking views from the Indian American community.
It need be mentioned that Tulsi is the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress.
It was earlier speculated that Tulsi Gabbard might contest for White House in year 2020.
Those familiar with the 37-year-old Democratic lawmaker from Hawaii said that a formal announcement could be weeks away or even before the end of the year.
On Thursday, over half-a-dozen eminent Hindu-Americans wrote an email to some of the top members of the community from across the country.
They urged the community members to share their thoughts with Tulsi Gabbard on the possibility of a Hindu running for the US Presidency.
An Iraq war veteran, Gabbard, herself have maintained silence on this issue.
Among other potential Democratic candidates are Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris, who as of now is seen to have a much wider base and support in the party than Gabbard.
Other Democratic presidential aspirants said to the 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton, and Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, in addition to the former Vice President Joe Biden.>