Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools after Spring-Ford proposal

New Delhi, February 01, 2022: Welcoming Spring-Ford Area School District (SFASD) in Pennsylvania for reportedly proposing holiday on Diwali in its 2022-23 calendar; Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. SFASD Board will consider this proposed calendar on January 24. “Diwali is being added to […]

Welcoming Nativity at W. Virginia Capitol, Hindus look forward to Hindu gods display on Diwali

New Delhi, December 25, 2021:Welcoming Nativity Scene at West Virginia State Capitol, Hindus intend to showcase various Hindu deities at the Capitol during next Diwali, most popular Hindu festival which falls on October 24 in 2022. “Tabletop Nativity Scene”, is reportedly displayed in Upper Rotunda House between December 13 to December 27 in the West Virginia State Capitol in […]

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Be sensitive, Hindu leader tells Oxford University after beef-laced candy served on Diwali

New Delhi, December 4, 2020: Upset Hindus are urging for sensitivity training for senior executives of Oxford University and a formal apology as reports surfaced of offering beef-laced candies at a recent dinner celebrating Diwali at its Christ Church College. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA), said that Oxford University, which […]

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Nelson Mandela on Hindu festival of Diwali

New Delhi, November 11, 2020: Nelson Mandela spoke at length about Diwali on November 3rd, 1991 at the Durban City Hall. Here is the full speech on the Hindu festival Diwali. Here is what he spoke verbatim: Diwali brings back for me memories of days on Robben Island. Regularly at this time of year when […]