Asiance reports that a group of prominent lawmakers are calling for California Congressman Dalip Singh Saund to be inducted into the California Hall of Fame.
Saund was the first Asian American ever elected to congress and served three terms from from 1957 to 1963.
A group lead by Congressional Representative Ami Bera and signed by 13 other lawmakers have sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown requesting the induction.
“As we continue to work towards comprehensive immigration reform, the contributions that California Congressman Dalip Singh Saund made should be recognized by enshrining him in the California Hall of Fame,” lawmakers wrote.
You can read more about Saund’s life in Asiance