The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has greeted the people on the joyous occasion of Deepawali.
In a message, Dr. Singh said that Deepawali, the festival of lights is a harbinger of joy and happiness. It is a celebration of the triumph of light over darkness and of hope over despair. That the festival is celebrated by people from diverse faiths is a significant affirmation of the great secular traditions of our country.
May this year’s Deepawali bring peace and prosperity to all our countrymen, the Prime Minister added.