Indian-American Niraj Antani becomes the first from community to be Sworn-In As Ohio Senator
5 Jan 2021
On Monday, Niraj Antani has been sworn-in as Ohio's senator, making him the first Indian-American to serve in the state's Senate.
Mr. Antanu, 29, was elected to the Ohio state Senate from the 6th district.
After being sworn-in, he said said that he was grateful to be able to represent the community in which he was born and raised as a State Senator and will continue to work hard everyday so that they can have the opportunity yo achieve their American dream. He also stated that in these uncertain times, he will strive to enact policies for the benefit of all. He will serve a full four-year term.
Antani formerly served as State Representative for the 42nd Ohio House District since 2014. He was the youngest serving member of the Ohio State House of Representatives.