US state secretary Mike Pompeo on Saturday greeted Diwali to everybody who’s celebrating the victory of sunshine over darkness.
“Completely satisfied #Diwali to everybody celebrating the victory of sunshine over darkness. Might you’ve got a joyous competition of lights,” US state Secretary Mike Pompeo tweeted.
Earlier, UK prime Minister Boris Johnson additionally prolonged his greetings on Diwali and expressed his respect for the way in which British Hindus, Sikhs and Jains have gone out of their manner to assist others through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).
Diwali is noticed on the 15th day of Kartik, the holiest month within the Hindu lunar calendar and it’s believed that on today Lord Rama (the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu) returned from a 14-year-long exile, throughout which he fought and received a battle in opposition to the demon king Ravana.
Folks throughout India and world wide have a good time the competition by adorning their homes, exchanging presents, and providing prayers so as to commemorate the “victory of sunshine over darkness, good over evil, and information over ignorance”.