Senator Kamala Devi Harris known as “Lotus Flower “ has been chosen by United State Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as his running mate for the 2020 November Presidential Election.
The historic and well calculated selection by Joe Biden is not only a great blow to President Donald Trump’s but an unprecedented presentation of first African-American for the post in the Political history of America.
Kamala Devi Harris is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Harris is the second African American woman and the first South Asian American to serve in the United States Senate.
She was born in Oakland, California on Tuesday October 20, 1964 the day former United States President Herbert Hoover died.
Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, was a breast-cancer scientist who had emigrated from India in 1960 to pursue a doctorate in endocrinology at UC Berkeley. Her father, Donald Harris, is a Stanford University Emeritus Professor of Economics, who emigrated from Jamaica in 1961 for graduate study in economics at UC Berkeley.
The 55-year-old senator who interpret her name as “Lotus Flower” then explains the meaning of her Indian name.
“It means ‘lotus flower’, which is a symbol of significance in Indian culture. A lotus grows underwater, its flowers rising above the surface while the roots are planted firmly in the river bottom.”