Pakistani Celebrities and Politicians Wishes The Hindu Community ‘A Happy Diwali’

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Hindu community is celebrating the festival of lights today and will light up earthen lamps in the night while fireworks will also be exhibited to celebrate the festival. Diwali is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists, notably Newar Buddhists. Also known as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali is celebrated for five days every year. It celebrates the triumph of positivity over negativity, light overshadowing darkness and new beginnings, as it coincides with the start of the new Hindu year. This year Diwali has begun on 5th November and will last for five more days with Wednesday being the main day for celebrations.

Many of Pakistani Celebrities and politicians took to social media to wish a happy Diwali to all those celebrating the joyous occasion.


Leading from the front as always Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed his wishes with a simple message on Twitter. “Wishing all our Hindu citizens a happy Diwali,” he wrote.


Shehbaz Sharif


Writer Fatima Bhutto



Cricketer Shahid Afridi


Deepak Perwani


 Activist Muniba Mazari

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Actors Osman Khalid Butt and Armeena Khan



Designer Umar Sayeed



Actress Zhalay Sarhadi

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Tooba Siddique

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Ghana Ali

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The Hindu community lit earthen lamps in the night and burst firecrackers to celebrate the festival. Apart from Karachi, Lahore, and other major cities, festivities are held in Matiari, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Jamshoro, Badin, Sanghar, Hala, Tando Adam, and Shahdadpur.

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Hindus form the biggest minority community in Pakistan. According to official estimates, 75 lakh Hindus live in Pakistan. However, according to the community, over 90 lakh Hindus are living in the country. The majority of Pakistan’s Hindu population is settled in Sindh province where they share culture, traditions and language with their Muslim fellows.

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