November 7, 2018 (Edmonton) – On behalf of the Alberta Party Caucus, Caucus Leader Rick Fraser is wishing all Albertans celebrating a wonderful Diwali.
“Today we observe Diwali, the Festival of Lights, with all of those celebrating in the Hindu and Jain communities across Alberta and the world.”
“Diwali is an ancient festival of lights celebrated all over India. It marks the victory of good over evil, and of light over darkness”.
“Today is also Bandi Chhor Divas, the Sikh Day of liberation that marks the day that Guru Hargobind was released from prison.”
“Hindu, Sikh, and Jain Albertans have added greatly to our society and we would be lost without the many contributions to medicine, small business, and many other areas of our community that have benefited from their participation.”
“So on behalf of the Alberta Party Caucus, I wish all those celebrating a very Happy Diwali and a very Happy Bandi Chhor Divas.”
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Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs
Alberta Party Caucus