Celebrations in India with Haley tapped for UN

Nikki Haley’s family in India cheer her appointment as UN envoy.

AMRITSAR, INDIA (REUTERS) - It's here in Northern Amritsar city in India that there is an air of celebration behind closed doors.

Ms Nikki Haley's relatives could not be happier that she has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as the next US ambassador to the United Nations.

Ms Haley's cousin Kamaljit Singh Randhawa said, "We are very happy. Our happiness has no bounds. Since this news came to us, we are getting congratulatory messages from Delhi and Mumbai."