Continuing the tradition of conducting Diwali Celebrations at New York Times Square since 2013, this year’s event touched new heights. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a special message ahead of the event. He applauded the United Colors of America event and called it a great example of ‘Vasudaika Kutumbam.’
“Heartiest congratulations and greetings on the joyous and auspicious occasion of Diwali. The theme of this year’s Diwali celebrations at Times Square – United Colors of America is yet another manifestation of the spirit of Vasudaika Kutumbam or the whole world in one family,” reads Narendra Modi’s statement.
The New York City Mayor Eric Adams participated in the event as well along with thousands of the Indians. Adams shared his understanding of Diwali. US lawmaker Senator Chuck Schumer, and Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar were also a part. Popular singer Mika Singh enthralled the people who gathered and there were so many dance, singing, and other entertaining programs. The founder of Diwali at Times Square, Neeta Bhasin said the annual Diwali festival at Times Square plays a vital role in fostering a peaceful and harmonious world by connecting children with the significance of the festival.
JaiSwaraajya.tv, JSWtv.tv team director Dr. Shivakumar Anand participated in this special event. A special program which was sponsored by “UBlood” stood out among other performances.