Aruna Miller becomes first Indian-American to be elected Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
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Hyderabad-born Aruna Miller has become the first Indian-American politician to be elected as the lieutenant governor of the US state of Maryland.
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Aruna Miller was sworn in as the 10th Lieutenant Governor of the State of Maryland with her hand on the Bhagavad Gita.
Miller has been a two-term member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 2010 to 2018.
In her inaugural address, Miller, 58, credited her success to her family.
Miller's father was a mechanical engineer who immigrated to the US in the late 1960s.
Aruna Miller got US citizenship in the year 2000.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Blacks in three high positions in Maryland
Wes Moore is elected governor, Aruna becomes lieutenant governor, and Anthony Browne becomes attorney general.
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