Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slammed the Opposition for criticizing the grand Diwali celebrations which took place in the temple town of Ayodhya.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to extend their greetings on the auspicious festival of Diwali.
United States President Donald Trump celebrated the Hindu festival of lights- Diwali at the White House with Indian Americans
Diwali is great and very prominent festival in India and it is a prime example of how a festival can be celebrated differently across the length and breadth of the country
Dhanteras, an amalgamation of Sanskrit words dhan that stands for wealth and teras that refers to the 13th day of the Hindu calendar.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court fixed the timings - from 6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. - for bursting crackers on Diwali in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
On the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras and Diwali, Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC) is organising a six day Exhibition-Cum-sale of gold jewellery and Indian gold at Hotel the Ashoka in New Delhi.