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By Saradha | Aug 12, 2020 02:26 PM

Democratic nominee Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris, California Senator as his vice- presidential running mate for the 2020 presidential election. Kamala Harris’ mother is a Tamilian from South India and her father is Jamaican. Kamala Harris was born in Oakland, California and is the first black and Indian American who is contesting from a major US party ticket. She is the only fourth woman in history who has been picked by a major US political party for presidential ticket.

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Kamala Harris responded to Joe Biden’s announcement in a tweet, which read,"@JoeBiden can unify the American people because he's spent his life fighting for us. And as president, he'll build an America that lives up to our ideals. I'm honored to join him as our party's nominee for Vice President, and do what it takes to make him our Commander-in-Chief.”

"I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris— a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate." Biden announced on Twitter. He also added that, "Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse. I was proud then, and I'm proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign."


A lot of celebrities reacted to Joe Biden’s announcement.

Priyanka Chopra expressed that it a "proud moment for all women. All women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women."

"Congratulations Kamala Harris on becoming the first Black woman and FIRST PERSON of Indian descent to compete on a major U.S. party's presidential ticket," she wrote in posts shared on Twitter and Instagram.


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