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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited America, met US President Joe Biden on Friday night. During the conversation that lasted for about an hour, Biden also mentioned Vice President Kamala Harris’s deep relationship with India. Modi also showed great interest in this.
Biden also told the Prime Minister about Shyamala Gopalan, the mother of the US Vice President, and said that Gopalan was a wonderful woman. Kamala Harris had met Prime Minister Modi a day before Biden and Modi met. Kamala’s mother belonged to the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Kamala has also mentioned India on several occasions.
Harris sits on this chair
According to the news agency, when Modi reached the White House, Biden received him warmly. There was a few moments of conversation between the two. After this, Biden reached the Oval Office with the Prime Minister. Here he offered Modi a chair to sit on.
According to Biden- I showed the Prime Minister his chair and said that on the chair you are sitting, usually our Vice President Kamala Harris sits every day, she is American of Indian origin. Harris’ mother was an Indian citizen. Apart from being a scientist, she was a wonderful woman.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was visiting America, met US Vice President Kamala Harris on 23 September.
Modi had said – Harris an inspiration
The Prime Minister met US Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House on Thursday night. After this, in a conversation with the media, Modi had described Harris as an inspiration. The Prime Minister had said- Your election as the Vice President is a historic event. You are an inspiration to many people in the world. I sincerely hope that under President Biden and your leadership, the relationship between the two countries will reach new heights. I invite you to visit India. We are ready to welcome you.
Nana was a freedom fighter
Kamala Harris identifies as an Indian-American. Harris’ maternal grandfather was a freedom fighter. After independence, he became a civil servant. Harris’ mother Shyamala Gopalan was a cancer surgeon and researcher. He was born in India. She later moved to America to study at the University of California. There she married Jamaican-born Donald Harris. They named their daughter Kamala.
had remembered the mother before the oath
On January 20, hours before his swearing-in, Harris had sent an emotional message. He remembered his mother through a post on social media, shared her pictures and wrote – I have achieved this position because of mother.
The US’s first Indian-origin Vice President Harris wrote – This post is for the woman who is most responsible for my presence here today. My mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris. She will always be in our hearts. When she came here from India at the age of 19, she might not have even imagined this day and these proud moments.