New Delhi: Joe Biden was on Wednesday sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. “Democracy has prevailed,” Biden declared after being swearing-in. “Today, we celebrate triumph not of a candidate but of a cause, the cause of democracy. People and will of the people have been heard. We have learned again that democracy is precious, democracy is fragile and at this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed,” Biden said delivering his first inaugural speech. Further, Kamala Harris made history at the stroke of noon on Wednesday becoming the first vice president of Indian descent.Also Read - WhatsApp May Change The Way You Share Your Photos, Videos
The daughter of Shyamala Gopalan became the first Indian American, the first woman, and the first African American vice president, putting her a heartbeat away from the presidency. Also Read - Petrol, Diesel Prices May Soon Rise As Crude Oil Price Touches Seven Year High
Meanwhile in India, the government has proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1.5 to two years during the 10th round of talks with the protesting farmers’ unions yesterday. The next round of meeting has been scheduled for January 22. Soon after the meeting, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, “Government ready to keep three farm laws suspended for 1-1.5 years, during which solution can be reached with mutual dialogue. Also Read - Joe Biden Personally Calls Journalist to 'Clear the Air' and Answer His Inflation Query
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