HAPPY DIWALI

Diwali (English pronunciation: /dɪwɑːli/)[4] also called Divali,[4]Deepavali or the “festival of lights”, is a five-day Hindu festival[5] which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali falls between mid-October and mid-November.

Diwali is an official holiday in India,[6] Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji.

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    Happy Diwali, everyone! I had an exam today, so I couldn’t bid my wishes to you all yesterday, so belated Diwali.
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