US Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic Celebration’s vice presidential nominee, immediately prolonged her needs on India’s Independence Day, which was celebrated yesterday, on August 15. Ms Harris, 55, is the primary particular person of Indian descent and the primary Black lady on a significant ticket in a US presidential election.
“Comfortable Indian Independence Day! Reflecting on the previous 74 years, it is exceptional how a lot progress our individuals have made within the battle for justice. I hope you will be part of me immediately in celebrating after which decide to constructing an excellent higher future,” Ms Harris tweeted.
Comfortable Indian Independence Day! Reflecting on the previous 74 years, it is exceptional how a lot progress our individuals have made within the battle for justice. I hope you will be part of me immediately in celebrating after which decide to constructing an excellent higher future.
– Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) August 16, 2020
Kamala Harris has typically mirrored on her proud Indian heritage.
Throughout her maiden handle to the Indian-American neighborhood, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee talked about her “lengthy walks” in Madras (now Chennai) along with her grandfather who would inform her concerning the “heroes” liable for the beginning of the world’s largest democracy.
“Right this moment on August 15, 2020. I stand earlier than you as the primary candidate for vice chairman of the USA of South Asian descent,” Ms Harris stated in her handle organised by Indians for Biden Nationwide Council.
Joined by Biden, she greeted Indian People on the event of India”s Independence Day.
“To the individuals of India and to Indian People all throughout the US, I need to want you a contented Indian Independence Day. On August 15, 1947, women and men throughout India rejoiced within the declaration of the independence of the nation of India,” Ms Harris stated throughout the digital inaugural meet of the council.
Born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mom, California senator Harris, if elected, could be second in line of succession after Joe Biden.
Ms Harris was born on October 20 in 1964, at Oakland in California. Her mom Shyamala Gopalan migrated to the US from Tamil Nadu in India, whereas her father, Donald J Harris, moved to the US from Jamaica.
With inputs from businesses