Indian American Aruna Miller Became Lieutenant Governor In MarylandSophia Loren (Author) Published Date : Jan 20, 2023 10:42 IST
In Maryland, a state neighbouring the US capital Washington, DC, 58-year-old Indian-American Aruna Miller made history by being the first Indian-American to be elected the Lieutenant Governor.
Aruna Miller was born in Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana. Her father first went to America in 1960 as an engineering student. After planning to migrate there, he travelled to America with his family in 1972. In that situation, Aruna, who was only 7 years old, travelled to America for the first time. Later, Aruna completed her education there.
Meanwhile, Aruna, who is interested in politics, contested the election for the post of lieutenant governor for the state of Maryland in November last year. Aruna contested the election on behalf of the Democratic Party and won it.
After this, Aruna has been sworn in as the lieutenant governor of Maryland. With this, she has become the first Indian, the first black and the first woman to be the lieutenant governor of Maryland.
Aruna took oath on Bhagavad Gita during the swearing-in ceremony. Speaking after this, she expressed her gratitude to all those who voted for her. Many people are congratulating Aruna Miller who has been sworn in as the lieutenant governor of the state of Maryland.