A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters
A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters

US election: In India, Kamala Harris’ ancestral village prays for her victory

  • Posters of Harris have been plastered around Thulasendrapuram, the South Indian village where Harris’ maternal grandfather was born
  • Locals in neighbouring areas are also conducting an ‘abhishekam’ – which sometimes involves pouring milk over the idol of a Hindu god – to pray for her success

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters
A man drives past a banner of US Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris at the village of Thulasendrapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Reuters
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