Indian-Origin Kamala Harris to contest for Vice-Presidential seat in US Elections
For the first time in history of US Elections an Indian-Origin Senator named Kamala Harris has been selected by the Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as his Vice-Presidential candidate. For the first time ever in American history a black woman has been selected to compete on a major party’s presidential post.
Kamala Harris is a US Senator from California, she has African-Indian roots as her father is from Jamaica and mother hailed from India. Kamala Harris was born in Oakland and grew up in Berkeley but eventually her parents got divorced and she spent her high school years living in Canada.
Back in 2010, Kamala Harris became the first black woman to be elected as California’s Attorney General. Kamala Harris did various noble work for the community as she fought for homeowners families and won a USD 20 billion settlement for California homeowners against big banks that were unfairly foreclosing on homes.
If elected she would be the first women ever to be the vice president of the United States and the first ever Indian-American and African vice president of the country. Announcing it to their followers Joe Biden wrote “Joe Biden here. I’ve chosen Kamala Harris as my running mate. Together, with you, we’re going to beat Trump. Add your name to welcome her to the team.”