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VIDEO: A sparkler in the hands of US Vice President Kamala Harris, celebrated Diwali like this with husband and children

Diwali in US: US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, celebrated Diwali with pomp at their residence in Washington on Friday. The video has been tweeted by Kamala Harris’ Twitter handle @archivekamala. In a shared video, the Vice President, Kamala Harris and Mr. Emhoff are seen holding sparklers in their hands. Kamala Harris is seen surrounded by children and is seen engrossed in Diwali celebrations. Guests invited to his house on the occasion of Diwali are also seen celebrating this festival of lights celebrated in India along with Kamala Harris.

Diwali will be celebrated in India on 24 October this year, but there is already a festive atmosphere in India as well as in many countries around the world regarding this festival of lights. Indian-born Kamala Harris is the first African-American woman born to an Indian mother and a Jamaican father, and the first Asian-American vice-president of the United States. Kamala’s roots are associated with India and she loves Diwali, it is known from watching the video.

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According to reports, Diwali celebrations have started in the prestigious Times Square of New York in the US. On Friday, apart from the Vice President of America, former President Donald Trump also celebrated Diwali at his residence.

Diwali will be a holiday in public schools from next year

It was also announced on Thursday that from next year New York City will have a public school holiday for the festival of Diwali. Mayor Eric Adams said this would help highlight the totality of the city and encourage children to learn more about the festival of lights. Let us tell you that Indians have a population of more than four and a half million (4.5 million) in America, that is, 1.4 percent of the American population are Indians, which is the largest group of South Asian people in this country.

Biden will also celebrate Diwali on Monday

On Monday, US President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden have also invited Indians to the White House to celebrate Diwali celebrations. At the same time, Foreign Minister Antony Blinken is also organizing Diwali celebrations with the diplomatic community at the Ministry of External Affairs on 26 October.

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