Indian American nominated as Vice Chairman of Nassau Republican Committee


A prominent Indian American who is a Republican has been nominated as a Vice Chairman of the party for the Nassau Committee.

Sharanjit Singh Thind, was nominated by Joseph Cairo, Chairman of Nassau Republican Committee on October 18, 2021.

This makes Thind the only ever Sikh American to have ever held such a position in Nassau County Republican Committee.

“I am thankful to Chairman Joe Cairo for bestowing such honor, approving his conviction and confidence in me. I ensure every assistance to help him in strengthening the Republican Party in Nassau County, serve my community and Nassau residents,” said Thind after his nomination.

“I am also obliged to my political mentor, Zahid Syed, political & community activist, for introducing me to Chairman Cairo,” he said.

Thind previously has served as a Commissioner with the Nassau County Human Rights Commission.

Born in a Sikh family from Kapurthala, Punjab, India, Thind holds an MBA degree and a masters’ program in journalism.

Settled in New York since 2000, the Indian American is an established businessman, nature, and fitness enthusiast noted the release.

Thind is the founder and CEO of Media Partners Capital, Inc., a digital media investment company, which owns popular South Asian media brands.

A resident of Nassau County for a long, he lives in Wantagh with his wife, two children, and parents. He serves on the boards of a few religious, non-profit and community action organizations.