The Sindh government’s Services, General Administration, and Coordination Department have recently announced a special holiday for the Hindu community on November 13, 2023, to celebrate Diwali. This decision is a testament to the government’s commitment to ensuring religious freedom and inclusivity within the region.
The holiday will be observed across all government offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies, corporations, and local councils in Sindh. This initiative is aimed at allowing members of the Hindu community to fully participate in and enjoy their religious festivities with enthusiasm and fervor.
Diwali is one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar. It symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. The holiday declaration by the Sindh government is a significant step towards recognizing and respecting the cultural and religious diversity of its population.
The Sindh government’s decision to declare a public holiday on Diwali for the Hindu community is expected to be well-received and appreciated by the community. It not only allows them to celebrate their festival without any hindrances but also sends a strong message of acceptance and respect for religious diversity in the region.