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Kamala Harris nomination moment of pride for Indians: OPS

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 12 August 2020
The nomination of US senator Kamala Harris, who has her connections with Chennai, as the vice- presidential running mate for the American Presidential elections 2020, is a moment of pride for Indians and Tamil Nadu, said state deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam. Reacting to Tuesday's announcement, Panneerselvam recalled her roots and conveyed his hearty wishes.
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