Jay Kansara, Government Relations Committee, Texas India Forum

Jay Kansara, Government Relations Committee, Texas India Forum

Government Relations Committee, Howdy Modi

Jay Kansara is a government relations professional with a decade of experience based in Washington, DC. During his time at the Hindu American Foundation, Jay worked on advancing policies to tackle hate crimes, advance human rights in the broader Subcontinent, and enhance understanding of Hinduism and Indian culture amongst lawmakers and thought leaders. Jay has testified before the US Congress on the rise of extremism in Bangladesh and its implication on regional and US national security. Currently, Jay is working with the Government Relations Committee of the Texas India Forum, a non-profit organization established to host India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston on September 22, 2019. In this role, Jay is engaging Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle and across the United States to secure their participation in this historic event to advance the US-India partnership, the most critical bilateral relationship of this century.