November 9, 2007

LIGHT A LAMP:

Bush greets Indians on the occasion of Diwali (Rediff, November 09, 2007)

President George W Bush [Images] has greeted the people of India on the occasion of Diwali, stating that it is an opportunity to celebrate the bonds of friendship between India and the United States.

"I send greetings to those celebrating Deepavali, the festival of lights," Bush said in a message.

He added that light is an enduring symbol of hope and holds a deep, spiritual significance for people everywhere.

Bush said that during Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and many others in India and around the world would light lamps in celebration, symbolising the victory of good over evil.

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 9, 2007 7:55 AM
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