Indian culture is spreading rapidly in the country and abroad. The trend of foreign nationals is increasing rapidly towards Indian culture, so Mayor Eric Adams made a big announcement. From the coming year 2023, New York City Public School will have a holiday on the festival of Diwali. According to a CNN report, Mayor Eric Adams was associated with New York Assembly member Jennifer Rajkumar, who introduced legislation for the Diwali holiday to New York City Public Schools Chancellor David Banks, which was approved. After this, from the year 2023, there will be a holiday in New York on the festival of Diwali.
The festival of ‘Deepawali’ will be celebrated instead of ‘Anniversary Day’.
Legislators reshuffled Anniversary Day for the Diwali holiday holiday, which is celebrated on the first Thursday of June in the public school calendar to the old-timers “Brooklyn-Queens Day”. According to the New York Post, Anniversary Day has reportedly been on the books since 1829 and a school holiday since the mid-1900s. According to CNN’s report, people told the lady of the meeting that there is not enough space in the calendar of New York City Public School for the holiday of Diwali, but to this the lady of the meeting said that our law makes room for this, so now the anniversary Instead of Day, the festival of Diwali will be celebrated.
What did Jennifer Rajkumar say?
Jennifer Rajkumar, while addressing a gathering, said that the nearly 2 lakh citizens of New York, including Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, and the opportune time to recognize their faith in Diwali, the festival of lights. Rajkumar further said that according to the state’s education law, the new school schedule will still have 180 days. At the same time, he said that we will encourage our children to know the festival of Diwali with this decision, now we will talk about that which is the festival of lights and how do you light up within yourself as well as he said that when we If we are accepting this festival, then it means that we are accepting the light which is within us which takes us from darkness to light.
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