PM Imran felicitates Hindu community on Diwali

Govt, opposition politicians also wish community joy and happiness on the occasion


News Desk November 04, 2021
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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday took to his official Twitter account to wish the Hindu community a happy Diwali.

“Wishing all our Hindu community a happy Diwali,” the premier wrote.

Called the festival of lights, Diwali is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus across the globe. The festival usually lasts five days and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika.

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Almost 4.4 million Hindu Pakistanis will be celebrating the festival across the country this year.

Among some other prominent politicians to wish the community on their revered festival was Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry. Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar also took to Twitter to wish the community.

 

 

Wishing a happy Diwali to the community, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari hoped the festival of lights would bring joy and fulfilment to the community.

Leader of the Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawas President Shehbaz Sharif also wished the Hindu community on the occassion.

 

“May the festival of lights be the source of peace, love and joy around the world!” he wrote on his official Twitter handle.

Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto also took to Twitter to wish the community a happy Diwali.

 

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