Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Bernards School District

Hindus are urging Bernards Township School District (BTSD) in New Jersey to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular of Hindu festivals. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in BTSD would be a step in the positive direction in view of presence of a substantial number […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Texas’ Frisco School District

Hindus are urging Frisco Independent School District (FISD), 30 miles north of Dallas with 23.84% students Asian, to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular of Hindu festivals. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in FISD would be a step in the positive direction in view […]

Lauding Edison for Diwali holiday, Hindus want all New Jersey schools close on Diwali

Welcoming Edison Township Public Schools (ETPS) in New Jersey declaring Diwali holiday for students, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in New Jersey to close on their most popular festival Diwali. ETPS Board of Education, in the Public Board Meeting of February 26, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, […]

Hindus to push for Diwali holiday as Maryland’s Montgomery Schools launches calendar survey

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS); headquartered in Rockville, Maryland; is launching a survey to develop 2019-2020 school year academic calendar, and Diwali is included in possible holidays listed. Although the participation in survey is voluntary, yet distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is urging all the current Hindu MCPS students and their parents and staff members […]

Hindus urge all Pennsylvania schools to close on Diwali, after Council Rock okays Diwali holiday

Welcoming Council Rock School District (CRSD) for declaring holiday on November seven, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Pennsylvania to close on this day, when their most popular festival Diwali falls this year. Board of Directors of CRSD, headquartered in Newtown (Pennsylvania), in their meeting on February 15, unanimously approved […]

Hindus welcome New York’s Port Washington School District looking into Diwali holiday

Hindus have welcomed Port Washington Union Free School District (PWUFSD) in New York State for reportedly looking into adding Diwali, the most popular Hindu festival, as a holiday. In a recent meeting of PWUFSD Board of Education, Diwali holiday was reportedly discussed and it was stated that efforts were being made in this direction and […]

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 […]

Hindu seek Diwali holiday in all Virginia schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Virginia 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 […]

Pennsylvania’s Unionville Chadds Ford schools to close for Diwali

Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Unionville-Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) headquartered in Kennett Square in Pennsylvania, on its School Calendar for 2017-2018; thus closing schools on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, describing it as a step in […]

3 New Jersey school districts to close for students on Diwali festival

Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, by declaring holiday for students on October 19 by three school districts in New Jersey State on their school calendars for 2017-2018. Glen Rock Public Schools has announced closure of schools and offices on Diwali; in West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, schools will […]

Diwali Holiday in many school districts in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, by declaring holiday for students on October 19 by various school districts in the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania on their school calendars for 2017-2018. In New York State, these are East Meadow School District, East Williston Union Free School […]