His stock might have taken a hit after his televised response to Barack Obama’s first speech to Congress but all is not yet lost for Piyush Bobby Jindal. BBC has a profile.
Bobby Jindal, the 37-year old governor of Louisiana and the first Indian-American to occupy such a post, is one of the Republican Party’s rising stars, tipped as a likely contender for the White House four years from now.
Piyush Jindal was born in Baton Rouge, the capital of the southern state of Louisiana, to Indian parents who had immigrated from the Punjab. He started calling himself Bobby from an early age and converted from Hinduism to Catholicism as a teenager.
Watch Govenor Bobby Jindal on the Today show here