Kamala Harris victory sparks celebration in south India for 'daughter of our village' Residents took to the streets in the vice president-elect’s ancestral village after hearing news of her victory. Indians in Harris' ancestral home wake up to her victoryTHULASENDRAPURAM, India (AP) — After rooting for Kamala Harris as President-elect Joe Biden's running mate, people in her small ancestral Indian village woke up Sunday morning to the news of her... Joy in India as Biden and Harris Win, but Questions, TooKamala Harris’s ancestral village in southern India rejoiced on Sunday. But across the country, many wonder what changes the new administration will bring. Prayers of gratitude for election of 'daughter of India' Harris as U.S. Vice PresidentIndians burst firecrackers on Sunday and offered prayers of gratitude over the election of Kamala Harris as the next U.S. vice president, declaring it a proud moment for Indian-Americans. India hails Kamala Harris as history-making U.S. vice president-electResidents set off firecrackers in the ancestral home of Kamala Harris on Sunday as India celebrated the vice president-elect's victory in the U.S. election. Kamala Harris' Indian ancestral village celebrates her victory as she becomes Vice President of the United StatesThulasendrapuram, population 350, was the Indian home of Harris' maternal grandfather, P.V. Gopalan. Kamala Harris’ ancestral home celebrates her US election victoryThe village of Thulasendrapuram, hometown of Harris’ maternal grandfather, plans to celebrate with singing, dancing and firecrackers. Firecrackers and prayers as Indians celebrate Harris' win - The Boston GlobeWaking up to the news of Kamala Harris’ election as US vice president, overjoyed people in her Indian grandfather’s hometown set off firecrackers and offered prayers on Sunday.