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Donald Trump greets Indians on Diwali, says festival Honors Individuals together

Last updated on October 29, 2019

US President Donald Trump on Sunday greeted the Indian community in the event of Diwali, saying the observance of the festival of lights during America is very important as it binds individuals together.

“As we light’diyas’ here now our country is bolstered by the sacred customs which bind people together throughout our territory. May this mild bring trust to all and can everyone have a fantastic Diwali,” Trump said in a movie on his own official Twitter handle.

“As Diwali starts, @FLOTUS Melania and that I want those celebrating the Festival of Lights a lucky and joyful party! #HappyDiwali,” Trump tweeted. On Friday Trump celebrated Diwali in the Oval Office with a tiny set of Indian-Americans.

Trump’s initial Diwali celebration in the White House was at the Oval Office in 2017 at the existence of a select group of Indian-American community leaders and members of his administration.

Diwali is also being celebrated in different areas of the USA.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott celebrated Diwali on Saturday with associates in the Indian-American community. We talked about Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi’s trip to Texas. We observed that the success of light over darkness,” he explained in a tweet.

Republican Congressman from Texas Pete Olson additionally tweeted, “Celebrating Diwali in the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.”