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Beijing-Based Diplomats Participate in China’s Diwali Celebration | India News


BEIJING: A large number of Beijing-based diplomats and foreign media personnel participated in a colorful Diwali function held by the Indian Embassy here.
In a diplomatic outreach initiative, the embassy had invited heads of mission from more than 60 countries to participate in the event held at its facilities on Friday night.
Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri spoke about the global reach of Diwali, the festival of lights that heralds the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.
The festival is celebrated in different parts of the world, especially in the countries of South and Southeast Asia.
In addition to a cultural program featuring Chinese and Indian artists, a fireworks display was the highlight of the evening, followed by a dinner featuring a wide variety of Indian delicacies.

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