US embassy community celebrates Diwali in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) The US embassy community in India celebrated Diwali with US Ambassador Eric Garcetti with Diyas, sweets and rangoli on Sunday.

The embassy shared a video on X (formally known as twitter), in which the US embassy community was seen celebrating the festival in Indian attire, making rangoli and decorating the embassy.

In the video, people were also seen dancing and enjoying Indian tunes on the festive occasion.

“Thank you to the entire US embassy community here in New Delhi.

Earlier on Thursday, New York State Senator Kevin Thomas joined US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff in their Diwali celebrations.

New York State Senator Thomas posted on X, “Tonight is D.C. It was an honour to celebrate Diwali with Kamala Harris. May your Diwali be free from darkness and full of light. Happy Diwali.”

Kamala Harris said, “We celebrate Diwali at a time when there is so much happening in the world. We are definitely facing a difficult moment, especially the reports coming from Israel and Gaza are devastating and heartbreaking for all. ‘

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