Marvin joins in to celebrate Diwali

November 08 2016

THE Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees joined Bristol’s Hindu community to celebrate Diwali.

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THE Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees joined  Bristol’s Hindu community to celebrate Diwali.

 He attended the biggest festival in the Hindu calendar at the Bristol Hindu Temple in Church Road along with hundreds of worshippers.

Diwali, also known as “the festival of lights”, is a colourful celebration of music feasting and decorations. The temple also used  the occasion to officially open to the public after its period of renovation. 

 Shiv Sama, a member of the temple said: “It was great to meet Marvin and celebrate Diwali with all the family and friends and our guests. We also celebrated with some fireworks”