Hindus seek public holiday for Diwali in Réunion

Atlanta, AGV: Hindus are seeking public holiday in Réunion island (French overseas territory in Indian Ocean in Africa) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with Réunion Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there were public holidays on other religious days. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, suggested that Réunion government needed to revisit its public holiday policies…

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