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Scenes from Kamala Harris’s ancestral village ahead of inauguration

By AFP
22 January 2021   |   11:00 am
Residents of Thulasendrapuram in southern India, the ancestral village of Kamala Harris, say they are "very happy", as the US senator prepares to be inaugurated as the first woman vice president of the United States.

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