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Supreme Court rules Bobby Jindal not a Person of Indian Origin; Jindal agrees

Supreme Court rules Bobby Jindal not a Person of Indian Origin; Jindal sues to be designated ‘White’

NEW DELHI, India – The Supreme Court of India has ruled that Bobby Jindal is not and may not be referred to as a Person of Indian Origin (PIO). Mr. Jindal, a former Indian-American, filed a lawsuit in response. The origins of the case lie in a political controversy that erupted in 2015. A portrait of Mr. Jindal with fair colored skin was shared on the social network Twitter. This resulted in both internet memes and a vehement discussion on race & identity. The painting is not Mr. Jindal’s official portrait. It was painted by local artist Tommy Yow, Jr. … Continue reading

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