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Kamala Harris's Sister: "Know Our Ancestors,Mother Are Smiling Today"
She is only the fourth woman in US history to be chosen for one of the presidential tickets.
Kamala Harris's Sister: "Know Our Ancestors, Mother Are Smiling Today"
New Delhi: Soon after the Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has made history by choosing Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, Ms. Harris's sister tweeted an emotional video introducing the woman "who made it all possible" their mother.
Ms. Harris is now the first Asian-American woman and the first person of Indian descent, woman of color to be selected as the vice-presidential nominee on the major party.
Maya Harris tweeted "You can't know who Kamala Harris is without knowing who our mother was. Missing her terribly, but know she and the ancestors are smiling today. #BidenHarris2020".
Ms. Harris is the first South Asian-American woman and the second woman of color in the history in the US Senate, reports CNBC.
Ms. Harris's sister to mark the historic nomination shared a collage of the California Senator's picture over the years with one of her speeches showcasing her mother's heritage as a strong woman who migrated to America from Chennai to study science.
Joe Biden here. Big news: I've chosen Kamala Harris as my running mate," Biden wrote in an email to supporters. "Together, with you, we're going to beat Trump."
As per the media reports the US presidential nominee picked his formal rival as the running mate after an extensive discussion with many friends, including former President Barack Obama.
(With Inputs from agencies)