Aruna Miller sworn-in as Maryland’s first Indian American LG

Annapolis, Maryland: Aruna Miller was sworn in as the 10th lieutenant governor of the state on Wednesday.

Hyderabad-born Aruna Miller made history by becoming the first Indian-American politician to be elected as the lieutenant governor of the US state of Maryland.

Miller, 58, a career transportation engineer in her inauguration speech credited her success to her family who had immigrated to the United States from India. Her father, a mechanical engineer was the first to arrived in the US in the late 1960s as a student before he brought the rest of his family and she arrived in the country in 1972 as a 7-year-old.

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