Himesh Gandhi Formally Claims Sugar Land Council Seat in Texas
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HOUSTON(TIP): A well-known Indian American community leader and a politician, Himesh Gandhi, formally won council seat in Sugar Land, Texas on May 5.
The win is Gandhi’s fourth and final term. He received 100 percent of the 4,353 votes.
“Thank you to the citizens of Sugar Land
for your trust and confidence as I serve my fourth and final term. It
has been an honor and a privilege to serve!” Gandhi wrote on Facebook.
Gandhi was first elected in 2012, when he was 35, the youngest councilman to be elected in a citywide vote.
He has served on numerous city council
committees and was also a member of the task force that spearheaded
development of the Smart Financial Center at Sugar Land—an iconic
concert and performance hall that opened last year.
Other successes and projects launched by
the city during Gandhi’s previous term include the successful
annexations of Greatwood and New Territory, the acquisition of a former
prison site for redevelopment, the completion of drainage projects, and
the return to normal operations after the devastating effects of
In 2015, Gandhi was honored by the
Houston Business Journal as one of the region’s 40 under 40 young
leaders. The Indian Panorama had carried the news then.
Gandhi earned a B.B.A. from Houston
Baptist University and his law degree from the South Texas College of
Law Houston. He, his wife Farrah and their son Jaiden live in the