Kamla Harris of Indian origin made history on Wednesday. She was sworn in as the first woman of America, the first black and the first Asian-American vice-president. Kamala, the 49th Vice President of the US, is the daughter of a couple of Indo-Jamaican origin. Kamala’s mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was from Chennai, India. Kamla’s achievement is being celebrated in India also due to its roots in India. On this occasion, there is an atmosphere of happiness in his family in Delhi.
Harris’s maternal uncle Balachandran Gopalan in Delhi said that his family is very happy. Gopalan said that he could not attend the swearing-in ceremony because of the Corona epidemic. But after vaccination, he will go to America and meet his niece and the Vice President of Kamla Harris. Kamala Harris’s mother Shyamala Gopalan lived in Thulasendrapuram village of Thiruvaruvar, Tamil Nadu. Shyamala Gopalan had moved to America from India at the age of 19. Kamla’s maternal uncle lives in Delhi.
After the oath, Vice President Kamla Harris tweeted from her official Twitter handle and said that I am ready to serve. He wrote ‘Ready to serve’.
Ready to serve.
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) January 20, 2021
Kamala Harris’s family
- Kamala Harris was born in 1964 in Auckland.
- Kamala is the child of a mother born in India and a father born in Jamaica.
- Harris’s mother Shyamala Gopalan was from Tamil Nadu, India.
- His father Donald Harris was a Jamaican economist.
- Kamala’s mother always wanted her children to be connected to their Indian roots.
US Presidential Election 2020
Kamala Harris was sworn in as Vice President before Joe Biden. Harris initially wanted to become the presidential candidate from the Democratic Party, but was later chosen by Joe Biden as his partner.