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.
Wishing all our Hindu community a happy Diwali.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 4, 2021
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.
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 all hindus a very happy deewali— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) November 4, 2021
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.
Wishing all our Hindu community a happy Diwali --- May the festival of lights bring you joy and fulfillment.— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) November 4, 2021
Leader of the Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawas President Shehbaz Sharif also wished the Hindu community on the occassion.
Wishing the Hindu community in Pakistan and around the world a very happy Diwali 🪔. May the festival of lights be the source of peace, love and joy around the world!— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 4, 2021
“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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