"Yes, we can" Vaiko tells Obama

[TamilNet, Sunday, 13 July 2008, 16:04 GMT]
Meeting Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for the U.S. Presidency, Senator Barack Obama, briefly during a function in Chicago Friday, Leader of India's Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) party, Vaiko, showed draft copy of a book he is authoring on Obama titled "Yes, we can," and told the Presidential Candidate, that his "dynamism and charisma have touched the hearts of people in the remote corners of the world crossing the barriers of the continents," a press release by the MDMK said.

Vaiko-Obama meet
Vaiko-Obama meet (Photo Courtesy: Sankathi.com)
The "courage and determination (of Obama) to fight for the cause you cherish, as a student, as a community organiser and as a Senator," is detailed in the book, Vaiko told Obama, the release said.

The release added that the book also "describes the persecution and tragedies to which the African-Americans were subjected to more than two centuries."

Vaiko-Obama meet
Vaiko-Obama meet

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