Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has spoken openly about his Hindutva. He emphasized that it provides him with freedom. He also said that he was inspired to start this presidential campaign as a moral obligation. Speaking at ‘The Family Leader’ forum organized by The Daily Signal platform on Saturday, the Indian-American businessman drew parallels between the teachings of Hinduism and Christianity while expressing his intention to promote shared values for the benefit of the next generation. Did.
Ramaswamy said, “My faith is what gives me freedom. My religious faith is what led me to this presidential campaign. I am a Hindu. I believe that there is one true God. I believe that God has created each of us in His -Made for their purpose. My religious faith teaches us that we have a duty to realize that purpose. They are God’s instruments who work through us in different ways, but we are still the same Because God resides in each of us.
Speaking about his upbringing, he said that values like family, marriage and respect for parents were instilled in him. He said, “I grew up in a traditional household. My parents taught me that family is the foundation. Respect your parents. Marriage is sacred. Abstinence before marriage is the way to go. Adultery is wrong.” “Marriage is between a man and a woman. You get married before God and you take an oath to God and to your family.”
The Ohio-based bio-tech entrepreneur also drew similarities between Hindu and Christian religions and said that these are shared values of God. He will stand up for those shared values.
He said, “I went to Christian high school. What did we learn? We learned the 10 Commandments. We read the Bible. Took a scripture class. God is real. Honor your parents. Don’t lie. Don’t steal. Adultery. Don’t do it. They don’t belong to Hindus. They don’t even belong to Christians. They actually belong to God. I think these are the values that are the foundation of this country.”
He further said, “Can I be a president who can promote Christianity throughout the country? I can’t be. I don’t think we should have the American president do that.” The Republican leader further said that a president As it will be their responsibility to regain faith, family, hard work, patriotism, and faith in America.
It is noteworthy that 38-year-old Vivek Ramaswamy is a native of South West Ohio. His mother was an elderly psychiatrist and his father worked as an engineer at General Electric. His parents migrated to America from Kerala. The next presidential election in America is to be held on November 5, 2024.