SUVA, FIJI, March 26, 2024 (Fiji Times):Hindus in Fiji will today celebrate Holi to mark the triumph of good over evil. All Sanatan schools will be closed today and Ramayan mandalis around Fiji will spend the whole day taking part in celebrations. “In Fiji, where our strength lies in our diversity, Holi demonstrates the spirit of inclusivity and mutual respect,” Charan Jeath Singh, said Minister for Muti-Ethnic Affairs and Sugar Industry. “It is a time when we go beyond our differences, come together as one community, and celebrate the joyous festival with our loved ones, our neighbors, and diverse community,” he said. “The festival of colors signifies grace irrespective of our race, ethnicity, and background on this auspicious day are a beautiful symbol for the unified nation that we are proud to call home, our beloved Fiji. “As we engage ourselves in the celebrations, let us remember the essence of Holi as a time for renewal, forgiveness, and setting aside past grievances. “It is an opportunity for us to reaffirm our commitment to peace, harmony, and understanding across all cultures and communities.”