12 Long Island School Districts to Close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus Call for Diwali Holiday in all Long Island Schools

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LONG ISLAND, NY — May 5, 2022 — Welcoming 12 Long Island, New York Public School Districts closing schools on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-parochial-independent schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was …

Tribune12 Long Island School Districts to Close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus Call for Diwali Holiday in all Long Island Schools

“May the Ever Pervading Lamp of Awareness Continue to Brighten and Guide Your Life” — DEEPAK CHOPRA

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YONKERS. NY — November 14, 2020 — Diwali is the Indian “festival of lights”—a holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 14. Though technically religious, it’s also become a cultural event in North America that’s celebrated with sweets and special foods. Diwali (also called Divali or Deepavali) is a “festival of lights” that celebrates …

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Why Not Diwali Holiday? Hindus Ask Valley Stream School District

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Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in VSCHSD would be a step in the positive direction in view of presence of a substantial number of Hindu students in the District; as it was important to meet the religious and spiritual needs of Hindu pupils. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of …

eHeziWhy Not Diwali Holiday? Hindus Ask Valley Stream School District