PRESS STATEMENT 2nd NOVEMBER
Deepavali also called Diwali or the "festival of lights", is a five-day Hindu festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra.
Happy Deepavali from all of us at MASCA Victoria!
Amir Aznawi Ahmad Ishak