US President Joe Biden mentioned Rishi Sunak’s election as the prime minister of the United Kingdom during his Diwali speech at the White House. He said that Rishi Sunak’s elevation as the prime minister was “pretty astounding” and a “ground-breaking milestone”.
• Joe Biden has the most diverse administration with Indian origin Kamala Harris as his deputy
• The president thanked the Indian community for making Diwali a part of the American culture
• He also cautioned the Americans about the darkness that was “always lurking”
Official White House Diwali Reception
During the reception, Joe Biden said that Americans were honored to light the diya surrounded by members of the most diverse administration in the history of America. It is to be noted that Joe Biden created history in 2020 by making Indian-origin Kamala Harris Vice president. She is the first Black American and South Asian American to reach this post.
Diwali In American Culture
Joe Biden thanked Indian Americans for making Diwali a part of the American culture. He said that the Indian community across the country contributed to every part of American life by opening homes and hearts and exchanging gifts and sweets and organizing cultural programs … Read the rest