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Diwali Day Act introduced in US Congress


  • In the United States, the first-ever 3-day 'All American Diwali' Celebrations started with a fireworks display over the Hudson River in New York City. 
  • The fireworks display was organised to encourage Indian Americans to engage their neighbours, coworkers, and friends from all walks of life in meaningful conversations about the festival.  
  • The US Embassy in India is also lit up with lights and diyas on the occasion of Diwali.