Sunday, June 13, 2021

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris wish Hindus on Navratri

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on Saturday extended greetings to Hindu community in the US on Navratri and wished for victory of good over evil once again.

“As the Hindu festival of Navratri begins, Jill and I send our best wishes to all those celebrating in the US and around the world. May good once again triumph over evil – and usher in new beginnings and opportunity for all,” Biden tweeted on Saturday.

Biden, 77, is challenging President Donald Trump, a Republican, who is seeking another term in the November 3 presidential election.

MUST READ  Gaza officials say Sunday was 'deadliest day'; 40 killed, 3 buildings collapsed in Israel air strikes

Senator Harris, who scripted history in US politics by becoming the first Indian-American and Black woman to get a major party’s vice presidential nomination, also extended greetings on Navratri.

“@DouglasEmhoff and I wish our Hindu American friends and family, and all those celebrating, a very Happy Navratri! May this holiday serve as an inspiration to all of us to lift up our communities and build a more inclusive and just America,” 55-year-old Senator Harris tweeted.

Both Biden and Harris have been sending out greetings on Twitter to the Hindu community, one of the critical voting blocs in this year’s election.

MUST READ  Investigations reveal COVID-19 cases have attended number of locations in the CBD, Hornsby, Willoughby & Central Coast

In August, they greeted the Hindu community in the US on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

There is an estimated four million Indian-American population of which about 2.5 million are potential voters in the November 2020 presidential elections. Over 1.3 million Indian-Americans are voters in key battleground states, including Texas, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

MUST READ  NSW calls applications for arts and cultural funding

Democratic Party members last month released a musical video remix of popular “Chale Chalo” song from the superhit Bollywood movie, ”Lagaan”, to woo Indian-American voters.

Latest news

Haryana further extends Lockdown till June 21, shops to stay open longer than before

The Haryana government on Sunday extended the statewide Covid-induced lockdown by a week, till June 21, allowing a few relaxations amid a dip in...

Nobody muzzled Bengal minister’s voice at GST Council Meet: Anurag Thakur

Minister of State (MoS) in the Finance Ministry Anurag Thakur has categorically dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed...

Aussie swimmer breaks world record post father’s death trauma

Aussie Kaylee McKeown says the death of her father 10-months-ago inspired her to break the 100-metre backstroke world record on Sunday at the Australian...

Jalandhar man on a mission to provide books for children in villages

26-yr-old Mandeep Singh from Sultanpur Lodhi, Jalandhar, has a mission in life. Although secure with in a government job, he is working tirelessly to...

Related news

Haryana further extends Lockdown till June 21, shops to stay open longer than before

The Haryana government on Sunday extended the statewide Covid-induced lockdown by a week, till June 21, allowing a few relaxations amid a dip in...

Nobody muzzled Bengal minister’s voice at GST Council Meet: Anurag Thakur

Minister of State (MoS) in the Finance Ministry Anurag Thakur has categorically dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed...
MUST READ  Mexico's Andrea Meza wins Miss Universe 2020 title

Aussie swimmer breaks world record post father’s death trauma

Aussie Kaylee McKeown says the death of her father 10-months-ago inspired her to break the 100-metre backstroke world record on Sunday at the Australian...

Jalandhar man on a mission to provide books for children in villages

26-yr-old Mandeep Singh from Sultanpur Lodhi, Jalandhar, has a mission in life. Although secure with in a government job, he is working tirelessly to...

Shops, malls, restaurants to reopen in Delhi

Shops, malls and restaurants in Delhi will open from Monday as Covid numbers in the national capital drop to a three-month low. Shops will...

WATCH birthday girl Disha Patani auditioning for an ad in a throwback video

Before she made waves in Bollywood, Disha Patani was often seen in small-screen commercials. Now she has been romancing superstars like Tiger Shroff, Salman...

AFL: David Mackay might not be banned after ‘sickening’ bump

Four-time premiership Hawk Jordan Lewis says Adelaide veteran David Mackay shouldn’t be suspended, despite a heavy collision with Hunter Clark that left the young...

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews to get back to work in two weeks

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has revealed he will return to work on Monday, June 28, three months after being hospitalised by a fall. Mr Andrews...