Kamala, Kashmir and Modi's friend all on ballot in US election

On a lazy Saturday morning in August, Florida businessman Danny Gaekwad become barely unsleeping when his cellphone lit up. The Trump campaign had launched an ad in a single day, and the WhatsApp companies on his smartphone were buzzing non-forestall.

The viral video, proposing President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, walking hand-in-hand and lathering praise on every different at a huge event held in Houston ultimate year, had already attracted more than one million perspectives on social media structures, and the almost 2,000 Indian-Americans on his chat groups were sharing it at a furious pace.

Mr Gaekwad, a pinnacle hotelier and real estate developer with sturdy ties to the Florida Republican establishment, says the excitement turned into remarkable.

"Trump is a God-sent possibility for Indian-Americans in the event that they need to have a say in this u . S . A .," says Mr Gaekwad, who believes this type of outreach will make a difference in the final results of the three November elections.