Message from US President, Barack Obama

US President wishes all a wonderful Diwali 2013

The US President, Barak Obama, said: "On behalf of the American people I want to extend my warmest wishes for Diwali to all who celebrate this auspicious holiday here in America around the world Diwali is the festival of lights a time when members have some the world's great face celebrate the triumph of good over evil its significance is laid out in the Saints reverse lead us from also to truth from darkness to light from death to immortality in Hinduism Diwali marks the return of the Lord Ram from exile when small lamps lit his way home. happy Diwali and saw Mubarak”

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