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Diwali shows Hindu culture at its very best: Theresa May

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London: Praising and greeting the Hindu commnity on the occasion of Diwali, British Prime Minister Theresa May said, the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best.

On Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their residence here last night, May sent a message, “Diwali gives us all the opportunity to reflect on life, teach respect and honour and to reflect on the events of the past in order to change the future”.

 “Diwaliis the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best,” she said in her message.

In the message, the prime minister also noted that the Hindu community makes a vital contribution to life here across the UK as well as Europe.

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who spoke on the occasion, said, “I have an Indian mother-in-law, whose name is Deep – which means light. And, indeed, Diwali is also an opportunity to celebrate my mother-in-law”.

G P Hinduja, Co-Chairman of the Hinduja Group said, “Diwali is the festival of lights when you have to forgive and forget everything that has happened in the past, forget the enemies, forget all wrongdoings and start a white and good chapter with everyone”

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