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UK leaders offer festive Diwali wishes

CELEBRATE: Diwali celebrations have lit up community and social events across the country

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING POLITICIAL leaders have paid tribute to the Asian community on the occasion of Diwali. Prime minister Theresa May said she was “delighted” to send her best wishes to Hindus across the UK as communities joined to celebrate the festival. She said Diwali reminded people of the significance of dispelling ignorance and promoting tolerance, giving everyone the opportunity to teach respect and honour. “It is a festival which I greatly enjoy celebrating each year with a reception in Downing Street, as well as attending joyful festivities in my own constituency,” May said. I wish all Hindus celebrating #Diwali…

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