Written by Staff Writer
27 Oct, 2019 | 9:48 am
COLOMBO(News 1st) – Hindu devotees across the globe celebrate as the Deepavali festival falls today (October 27). President Maithripala Sirisena, in his Deepavali message, said that the Deepavali Festival symbolizes the victory of peace, harmony, and love over hatred, selfishness, jealousy and anger.
He said the ‘festival of lights’ is a historic celebration that bestows freedom on human society by defeating evil.
The Head of State added, such cultural events provide a great opportunity to build communal reconciliation and mutual understanding among the people, while also building a brotherly relationship between the countries.
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