Washington: Presidential nominee Joe Biden and his mate Kamala Harris extended greetings to Hindu community in the US on the occasion of Navratri and wished for good over evil.
Biden tweeted on Saturday, “As the Hindu festival of Navratri begins, Jill and I send our best wishes to all those celebrating in the US and around the world. May good once again triumph over evil – and usher in new beginnings and opportunity for all”.
Biden is challenging President Donald Trump, a Republican, in the November 3 presidential election.
Harris made history in US politics by becoming the first Indian-American and Black woman to get a vice presidential nomination.
“@DouglasEmhoff and I wish our Hindu American friends and family, and all those celebrating, a very Happy Navratri! May this holiday serve as an inspiration to all of us to lift up our communities and build a more inclusive and just America”, Senator Harris tweeted.
They also greeted the Hindu community in the US for Ganesh Chaturthi In August.
There is about 4 million Indian-American population in the US. Over 1.3 million Indian-Americans are voters in states like Texas, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.