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US Presidential Elections: Tight competition in race to the White House

Washington:6/11/20Even after two days of the counting of votes, it’s a close call on who will be next to the President of the United States. According to CNN, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading the race with 253 seats while incumbent President Donald Trump stands at 213 seats. In the 538-member electoral college, the winner needs 270 seats to be declared as a winner.

Meanwhile, Trump has Tweeted to stop the vote count. His campaign has already filed legal action in several states to stop counting of votes on grounds of lack of transparency.

12 Indian-Americans, including five women, have won in the state-level elections. This is in addition to the four Indian-Americans elected to the US House of Representatives – Dr. Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, and Raja Krishnamoorthi.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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