Festival of Lights

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(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

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Anisa Zaib, who attended a function in connection with Dewali Celebrations here at Peshawar few days back said our religion Islam laid great emphasis on protection of rights of minorities, adding Hindus, Sikhs, Christians and other minorities are equally important for the Federal and KP government like that of Muslims.
Dewali celebrations became unusual as people belonging to different faiths including Muslims, Christians and Sikhs joined Hindu community in celebration of their religious festival on Saturday night.
I would love if someone throws the colors of Dewali on me, he said.
Khalil Ismail Dewali, aged 38, of The Boxhill, Stoke Aldermoor, Coventry, with intent to deceive using a certificate of insurance or security, driving other than in accordance with a licence, driving without insurance, fined pounds 400.
In the cultural sphere for example, the spirit of compassion, sharing and togetherness is obviously well preserved by religious commemoration, be it the Bamitzva, Dewali, Christmas or Eid.
And one of those is of the festival Hindus celebrate each fall: Dewali or Divali, the Festival of Lights.
The minority leaders were commenting on the prime minister's address to Dewali ceremony in the commercial hub of the country, Karachi on Wednesday where he categorically said he would stand by the minorities and would ensure protection of their rights guaranteed under the Constitution.
They further said that we all are Pakistani and there should be a common celebration of Eid, Holi, Dewali Charismas and other festivals for interfaith harmony.
Tenders are invited for Widening of road from dewali main road madar channel to sewa mandir via vidhya bhawan, udaipur (18/04)
Her funeral prayers will be held today at Cavalry Ground and her body will be taken to Faisalabad for burial at her ancestral village Chak 4, Ram Dewali.
Khali Ismail Dewali, aged 37, of Hillfields House, Yardley Street, Hillfields, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence and using a vehicle without insurance, fined pounds 260.
Talking to reporter here on Wednesday, the provincial minister said that participation of the premier in Dewali function was not only a sign of goodwill but also showed the government was committed for the welfare of the minorities.
Addressing a press conference here Monday, he said that PTI will hold a small public meeting in Omar Kot, Sindh on October 24, the day to be observed for Dewali festival.
LAHORE -- Hindu community celebrated religious festival Dewali with zeal and zest in the city like other parts of the country.
According to details, the Hindu community will perform religious rituals in their Temples on the day of Dewali.