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Smt. Priya Sethi joined Diwali Milan at Brahmin Sabha

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi  laid emphasis on promoting equality amongst masses and said that celebrations of festivals like Diwali gives direction as well as strength to the society. She was speaking after inaugurating a simple yet impressive Diwali Milan event along with BJP Vice President Yudhvir Sethi here .
The event Diwali Milan and Bhajan Sandhya was organised by Dharmik Yuvak Mandal (DYM) at Dogra Brahman Pratinidhi Sabha (DBPS), Jammu in which people from all walks of life participated. Priya Sethi and Yudhvir Sethi inaugurated the event and said that such festivals leave an indelible impact on our society. They favoured celebrating festival of lights in its true spirit and hoped that it will bring peace and prosperity for Jammu and Kashmir State.
Priya Sethi in her address said that the festival of lights teaches us not to discriminate with anyone and added that the festival also strengthens the value of equality amongst all. She said that Diwali Celebration enables our new generations to remember teachings of Lord Rama and connects them with our roots and rich heritage and culture. A Preeti Bhoj was also organised on the occasion wherein President of the Dogra Brahmin Pratinidhi Sabha Ved Parkash Sharma was Guest of Honour.
Addressing the invitees, Yudhvir Sethi said Diwali – the most popular festivals of Hinduism, signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The festival, he added is of such a significance that various cultures, religions and sects celebrate it with same enthusiasm. On the same night while Hindus celebrate Diwali to mark arrival of Lord Rama, Jains celebrate it to mark the attainment of moksha by Mahavira and Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas to mark the release of Guru Hargobind from a Mughal Empire prison,
Greeting people of all faiths and religions, Yudhvir Setji appreciated Dharmik Yuvak Mandal (DYM) and Dogra Brahman Pratinidhi Sabha (DBPS) in holding such an event. He said that devotional religious songs and recitation of Bhajans while reverberate a positive vibe in the air such events also bring people closer to each other. He congratulated people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali and said that such occasions cement bonds of brotherhood, communal harmony and national integration.
Our pluralist ethos teaches us to participate in each others’ festival and community celebrations as it brings joy, happiness besides spreading message of peace, he asserted. Later, the minister of state for education Priya Sethi and Yudhvir Sethi joined invitees for Preeti Bhoj and listened to devotional songs and Bhajans. They emphasised the need of holding more such events and involving people.Other who were present on the occasion Dharnidhar sharma (Patron) ,Anil Sharma (President) ,Gopal Sharma (General Secretary) Nischal Anand treasurer ,Sharat Kumar Vice President Kuldeep Anand Convenor, Sanja Anand Ex Prresident, N.R. Gupta Covenor of Dharmik Yuvak Mandal. Anil Masoom, Ashwani Gupta, Sunny Sehgal, Neeru Anand,. Darshana Sharma, Saroj Gupta Govind Sareen Surinder Kour