Hindus urge all Texas cities to produce Diwali events like City of San Antonio

Hindus are urging all Texas cities to celebrate most popular Hindu festival Diwali like the City of San Antonio, which is producing Diwali event on November four, claimed to be the “largest City-sanctioned Diwali in the nation”. This free six-hour long event in downtown San Antonio will reportedly include releasing 2,000 floating lamps, parade, dance […]

Diwali 2017 | Deepavali 2017

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival. Diwali 2017 date or Deepavali 2017 date is October 19. This five-day festival is celebrated throughout India on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. According to North Indian calendars, it falls on Kartik Amavasya (Kartik Krishna Trayodashi to Kartik Shukla Dwitiya) whereas in […]

Hindus welcome Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Millburn Schools draft calendar

Hindus have welcomed the reports of closing Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey on November seven in the Draft Calendar 2018-2019, the day on which most popular Hindu festival Diwali falls next year. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged the MTPS Board of Education to unanimously approve […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Washington schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Washington State to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools

Like Unionville-Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) headquartered in Kennett Square in Pennsylvania, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Pennsylvania to close on October 19, the day of their most popular festival Diwali this year. Besides UCFSD in Pennsylvania, many public school districts in New York and New Jersey have already […]

Hindus plead for Diwali holiday in all Missouri schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Missouri to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Tennessee schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Tennessee to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Texas to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in […]