President Donald Trump lights Diwali diya in White House for third consecutive year

President Donald Trump lights Diwali diya in White House for third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, President Donald Trump celebrated Diwali, the popular Indian festival of lights, in the White House by lighting the ceremonial ‘diya’ (traditional lamp). Continue reading President Donald Trump lights Diwali diya in White House for third consecutive year

For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

In a historic first, Diwali, the popular Indian festival of lights, was celebrated in the national capital region’s famed Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Continue reading For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

The eagerly awaited annual Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill, now organized by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and co-hosted by Indiaspora and the Hindu American Foundation, attracts several members of the Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist faiths who celebrate the popular and pluralistic Indian festival of lights. Continue reading US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill