Hindus Want Diwali as School Holiday In Burlington

June 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: ANI/Sify.com


Hindus have applauded Burlington School Board (Vermont, USA) for declaring Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr as school holidays.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement today, while congratulating the Board for these two additional holidays, urged it to also add Diwali, the most important Hindu holy day, to the holiday calendar.