The nomination of US senator Kamala Devi Harris, who has her DNA root connections with Tamilnadu , as the vice- presidential running mate for the American Presidential elections 2020, is a moment of pride for Indians and particularly for Tamil Nadu
Kamala Devi Harris is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017.
Kamala Devi born to parents Donald Harris and Shyamala Gopalan Harris on 20 October 1964 in Oakland, California, United States.
Her mother Shyamala Gopalan was an Tamilnadu state , India born Tamil American cancer researcher and civil rights activist.Kamala devi’s mother, Shyamala, was the daughter of PV Gopalan, who was active in the Indian independence movement and then became a high-ranking civil servant who fought against corruption.
Kamala Devi Harris is a U.S. Senator from California and the 2020 Democratic vice presidential Nominee, and Maya Harris, a lawyer and political commentator
A member of the Democratic Party, Harris is the second African American woman and the first Indian American to serve in the United States Senate
Reacting to Tuesday’s announcement, many Indians in social media in India recalled her roots and conveyed his hearty wishes.
“It is a moment of pride for Indians and TamilNadu especially, as Kamala Harris, the first Indian senator, whose mother hails from Tamil Nadu has been nominated as the Vice Presidential candidate by the US Democratic party. My hearty wishes to her,” many micro bloggers posts