Republican Bobby Jindal made history today by becoming the first South Asian American governor of a US state, winning the Louisiana election. So who exactly is Bobby Jindal?
Piyush Darbash ‘Bobby’ Jindal was born on June 10, 1971, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Indian immigrants.
His parents Amar and Raj Jindal had immigrated to Baton Rouge almost 40 years ago.
They were attending graduate school at that time of his birth. Bobby was a Hindu but converted to Catholicism as a teenager. He adopted his name Bobby after watching the Brady Bunch television program.