Punjab

DC sets another benchmark by celebrating Diwali with compassion, humanity and brotherhood amongst specially-abled students

Punjab Tribune Bureau | October 21, 2019 06:42 PM

Appeals people to celebrate this festival with traditional fervor and gaiety

 JALANDHAR: In another benchmark of celebrating Diwali with compassion, humanity and brotherhood, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma shared the festivities with specially-abled students studying in Red Cross School For Deaf and Dumb in the city.

 

The Deputy Commissioner accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Warjeet Walia Visited the deaf and dumb school and exchanged gifts with them at the school.‌He said that it was a momentous occasion for him to celebrate the festival of light with them.  

 

Sharma said also said that he was very fortunate to have got this opportunity for celebrating this festival here. 

 

The Deputy Commissioner reiterated that since centuries Diwali- a festival of love, light and prosperity has been celebrated by us with utmost devotion and full religious zeal. He said that the sparkling lights of Diwali not only illuminate every household but it was also a symbol of the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and hope over despair. 

 

Sharma hoped that this Diwali would once again bring peace, prosperity and happiness to the people besides strengthening the bonds of communal harmony, peace and brotherhood amongst them’.

 

The Deputy Commissioner appealed the people to celebrate this festival with traditional fervor and gaiety rising above the parochial considerations of caste, color, creed and religion thereby cementing the bonds of harmony, amity and goodwill. 

 

He said that that all the residents of city must come forward and make a firm resolve to celebrate Diwali with few crackers and as per the time fixed by the Punjab and Haryana High court.

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