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London Mayor Sadiq Khan celebrates Diwali

Khan attended the Diwali celebration held at a famous temple here and hailed the Hindu community for its contribution to the diversity of the city.


Devdiscourse News Desk london Last Updated at 09-11-2018 22:00:14 IST United Kingdom
London Mayor Sadiq Khan celebrates Diwali
  • Reflecting on the contribution of the creator of the time His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Khan, whose grandparents were born in India and parents migrated from Pakistan to the UK, said that he was aware of his contribution for not just in London but also around the world. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

London Mayor Sadiq Khan attended the Diwali celebration held at a famous temple here and hailed the Hindu community for its contribution to the diversity of the city.

The celebration held at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan temple, popularly known as Neasden Temple, was attended by tens of thousands people on Wednesday with the devotees lighting rows of lamps symbolising the triumph of good over evil.

Reflecting on the contribution of the creator of the time His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Khan, whose grandparents were born in India and parents migrated from Pakistan to the UK, said that he was aware of his contribution for not just in London but also around the world.

He also announced that a road around the temple would be named in honour of Pramukh Swami Maharaj.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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