According to the Associated Press, on January 20, local time, residents of a small village in India gathered in front of Hindu temples to celebrate Kamala Harris’s appointment as Vice President of the United States.
They shouted “Long live Kamala Harris” and set firecrackers.
Harris’ maternal grandfather was reportedly born in the village of Thulasendrapuram, 350 kilometers south of Chennai, a coastal city of India.
During the election campaign, local villagers decorated the temple with flowers and prayed that Harris could be successfully elected vice president of the United States.
the 20th, groups of women in bright sarees and men in white waist trousers watched the inauguration of the new President of the United States.
As Harris was sworn in as vice president, villagers held up a portrait of her and shouted “Long live Kamala Harris” while lighting firecrackers.
According to the introduction, in addition to Harris’s grandfather, who was born in this village in India more than 100 years ago, Harris’ late mother was also born in India and attended the University of California.
She married a Jamaican and Harris is their eldest daughter.” The name Kamala means “lotus” in Sanskrit.
The Associated Press reported that posters and banners from villagers expressing their support for Harris in the U.S. election last November are still hanging on the village wall.
Many people expressed their hope that Harris would become President of the United States by 2024.
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