Reddi was the first Indian-American to serve as a mayor in Kansas
Achutha N Reddy, 57, sustained multiple stab injuries.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas in a hate crime incident. He worked as an Aviation Programs Engineer in a technology company.Â
The event, organized in association with local Indian American organizations in Kansas City, will help provide consular services to the Indian passport holders.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed the proclamation and denounced the racially-motivated hate crime.
Republican Senator Jerry Moran also expressed his solidarity to the Indian Americans.
Several other instances of hate crime were also witnessed in the US, in recent days.
Says America â€˜stands united in condemning hate and evilâ€™
A GoFundMe campaign started by friends and families of the Kansas bar shooting victims has crossed $1 million in donations, in three days.
Sunayana Dumala talked about her late husband and his dreams to excel in his career. Dumala urged the US government to ensure justice to her late husband.
Indian American lawmakers have made clear that there is no place for hatred in the US. They condemned Kansas bar shooting that left one Indian dead and two others critically injured. The perpetrator, Adam Purinton, is a US navy veteran.
More than 15 percent students from India contribute $ 5 billion to the US economy. Hate crime might jeopardize this trend.
Kansas police have said it is being treated as an accident.
Received the 2014 Service Award.