ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on saturday felicitated the Hindu culture in Pakistan on the celebration of Diwali.
“wishing all our Hindu citizens a joyful Diwali,” said the leader.
On the event of Diwali, the government of Pakistan has affirmed an non-compulsory holiday for the Hindu society so that they can party the festival of light.
Pakistani Hindus are celebrating Diwali — also known as Deepavali or the event of lights — across the state with enthusiasm and fervour, with families and the civilization decorating their houses and temples with colourful lights.
particular “poojas” will be held in similar temples while sweets will also be increase among the populace during observation of spiritual festivity of Hinduism.
Diwali is famous at the end of every autumn to honor the victory of Hindu idol Lord Rama — or Ramachandra — over evil Ravana and how he spent 14 years in tranquillity. Celebrated for five days, it also marks the start of the new year of Hindu calendar.
The Pakistani Hindu culture also lit earthen lamp in the night and fireworks were also be exhibited to celebrate the event.
separately from Karachi, Lahore, and other main cities, celebrations will also be held in Matiari, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Jamshoro, Badin, Sanghar, Hala, Tando Adam, and Shahdadpur.