Dewali festive to start from Oct 22

BAHAWALPUR: Hindu community will start Dewali festive celebrations from night of October 22 with religious zeal and fervor in the district including Cholistan and its adjacent villages.

According to details, dewali festive celebrations will start from the night of Oct 22 to 23. Lamps would be lighten up at houses and special prayers also be offered at temples.

Minority leader Bakhta Ram told APP on Tuesday, that Dewali is being celebrated during the month of Katik in the memory of Ram Chand who spent 14 years in tranquility. Balmiki, Mangwal and Bheel Hindu communities of different villages of Cholistan will celebrate dewali, distribute sweets and exhibit the fireworks.

Source: APP