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How did the world celebrate Diwali this year? It was great!
How New York City US, UK, Canada, and Australia celebrated Diwali this year?
Diwali will be a public school holiday in New York City starting in 2023
Diwali is one of the major religious festivals in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism celebrated by more than 1 billion people around the world. The date of Diwali fluctuates and is generally celebrated for five days. Starting next year in New York City, Diwali will become a public school holiday. New York City recognizes that Diwali is celebrated by a “growing number of New Yorkers.” The City encourages students to learn about Diwali, and takes action to acknowledge Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities.
This Diwali, UK PM Rishi Sunak gives London’s No. 10 Downing Street a festive twist with diyas
Indian-origin British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, lit Diyas at No. 10 Downing Street and wished everyone a happy Diwali. Diversity celebration wishes were also coming from King Charles III, whose Principal Private Secretary Sir Clive Alderton sent a special Diwali message to the Hinduja community highlighting the King’s commitment to all cultures and religions.
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