Diwali 2019: Twitterati celebrates the festival of lights

Updated: Oct 27, 2019, 15:12 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Prominent personalities took to social media to extend their warm wishes to people on the day of the festival

This picture has been used for representational purposes
This picture has been used for representational purposes

It’s Diwali and it is the day one celebrates with fireworks and mouthful of sweets and savouries,  wearing new traditional clothes. Revelers all over the country illuminate their houses with colourful lights, lanterns and earthen lamps ahead of the festival. As per Hindu mythology, the festival marks Lord Ram’s return from distant Lanka after his victory over the demon king Ravana that ended his 14-year-long exile.

As the whole country celebrates the festival, prominent persons also took to Twitter to extend their wishes to the people.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his wishes through his 'Man Ki Baat' address, along with President Ram Nath Kovind urging people to help the less fortune by 'lighting the lamp of love, care and sharing.'

How are you celebrating Diwali?

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