Nikki Haley to be Sworn in as Governor of South Carolina

By on Jan 12, 2011 in International, Politics, United States Comments

Nikki Haley is to be sworn in as governor of South Carolina on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, EST. This was reported by International news sites. Haley would be the first woman and the second Indian –American to be elected as Governor of a State.

Governor Nikki Haley pursued her Major in Accounting at the Clemson University and had occupied several key positions in various organizations like the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, West Metro Republican Women, and many more civic organizations.

Haley’s parents Dr. Ajit Randhawa and Raj Randhawa are immigrants from Amritsar India, making her the first non-white governor of South Carolina.  She has two children by Michael Haley.

Below is a video from Haley explaining why she is running for Governor.

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