Hindus ask for Diwali holiday in Austin area schools of Texas

Hindus are urging all Austin area independent school districts; and private/independent, charter, parochial schools; in Texas; to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Besides the largest Austin Independent School District (ISD), they are also seeking Diwali holiday in seven other area ISDs (Del Valle, Eanes, Hays Consolidated, Lake Travis, Leander, Manor, Pflugerville); and all […]

Hindus advocate for Diwali holiday in Seattle schools

Hindus are urging all Seattle (Washington) public, private, charter, parochial schools to close on their most popular festival Diwali; which falls on October 24 this year. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Seattle schools as they had to be at […]

Hindus press for Diwali holiday in Atlanta schools

Hindus are urging all Atlanta public, private, charter, parochial schools to close on their most popular festival Diwali; which falls on October 24 this year. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Atlanta schools as they had to be at […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Dallas area schools

Hindus are urging Texas’ all Dallas area independent school districts; and private/independent, charter, parochial schools; to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Besides the largest Dallas Independent School District (ISD), they are also seeking a Diwali holiday in eight other area ISDs: Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Coppell, Duncanville, Garland, Highland Park, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson. Diwali falls […]

21 Pennsylvania school districts closing on Diwali-day in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all PA schools

Welcoming 21 public school districts in Pennsylvania reportedly closing schools for students on October 24 (Diwali-day) this year, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent-parochial schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of Bensalem Township, Central Bucks, Central York, […]

3 Maryland School Systems to close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus call for Diwali holiday in the rest 21

Welcoming three Maryland public school systems reportedly closing schools for students on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging all public school systems and private-charter-independent-parochial schools in the state to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of county public school systems of Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in all 18 school districts of California’s Alameda County

Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial— schools in Alameda County (California) on their most popular festival Diwali. Alameda County is home to 18 Unified School Districts of public schools: Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, Emery, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore Valley Joint, Mountain House, New Haven, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Connecticut’s Rocky Hill Public Schools

Hindus are urging closure of all Rocky Hill Public Schools (Connecticut) on their most popular festival Diwali, raising it as an issue of fair treatment. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Rocky Hill Public Schools (RHPS) as they had […]

Hindus advocate for Diwali holiday in Santa Clara County schools in California

Hindus advocate for Diwali holiday in Santa Clara County schools in California..Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial— schools in Santa Clara County (California) on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in schools […]

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Raleigh schools in North Carolina

Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial, state-operated— schools in Raleigh (North Carolina) on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Raleigh schools as they had to be at school on their most […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Trenton schools in New Jersey

Hindus are urging New Jersey’s Trenton Public Schools and all charter and private schools in Trenton to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Trenton schools as they had to be at school […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Stockton area schools of California

Hindus are urging California’s Stockton-Lincoln-Lodi-Manteca Unified School Districts and all private and charter schools of the area to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Stockton area schools as they had to be […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Madison County schools in Mississippi

Hindus want schools in Madison County (Mississippi) to stay closed on Diwali; the most popular of their festivals. It includes schools in Madison County School District (MCSD) and Canton Public School District (CPSD), affecting over 16, 500 students. They are urging MCSD Board President Bill Grissett and Superintendent Charlotte Seals; and CPSD Board Chairman Johnny […]

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

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 the calendar […]

Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Delaware

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Delaware on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement today, said that it was not fair with Delaware Hindu community as they had to be at work on their most popular festival while there were public holidays on other […]

Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in New Jersey

Hindus are seeking public holiday in New Jersey on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with New Jersey Hindu community as they had to be at work on their most popular festival while there were […]

Hindus call for public holiday on Diwali in US Virgin Islands

Hindus are seeking public holiday in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival […]