Bahrain Hindus Celebrate a Grand Divali

Date 2000/11/7 8:46:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International

Source: Bahrain Tribune, October 27, 2000

SITRA, BAHRAIN: The Indian ambassador, Surinder Singh Gill, was guest of honor at a grand Diwali celebration at the Al Bander Hotel and Resort in the Muslim country. Five hundred Hindus attended. A temporary temple was built at the hotel, and the resort's lagoon was filled with candles set afloat by the children. "The grounds were transformed into a typically Indian atmosphere, with stalls in a rustic style offering in-house refreshments with a comprehensive variety of recipes from regional Indian cuisine," says the report.

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