Deepavali Day Act – Introduced in US

Deepavali Day Act has been introduced by the United States (US) Congress on Wednesday, 03rd 0ctober, 2021 to declare the festival of lights as a federal holiday.

United States lawmakers led by Congresswoman from New York Carolyn B Maloney said she was introducing a bill to make Diwali a nationally recognised federal holiday. If the bill gets approval in the United States Congress, Diwali will be observed as a holiday in federal institutions in the country.

The historic legislation is being supported by a number of lawmakers including Indian-American Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi. Meanwhile, Krishnamoorthi also introduced a resolution in the US Congress to recognise the religious and historical significance of the festival of lights.

Source: Media News Twitter

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