US President Joe Biden wished Indians a happy Diwali as India celebrated the holiday, saying: “May the Diwali lights serve as a reminder that knowledge, wisdom, and truth may emerge from the darkness. united from division.”
May the Diwali lights serve as a reminder that knowledge, wisdom, and truth can emerge from the darkness. united from division. Hope after despondence.
Happy Diwali from the People’s House to all the Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists celebrating in America and all across the world. pic.twitter.com/1ubBePGB4f
The US president tweeted, “To Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists celebrating in America and around the world – from the People’s House to yours, happy Diwali.”
In a video message on Diwali, US Vice President Kamala Harris also extended her greetings to everyone in India.
Everyone celebrating the Festival of Lights in the United States and throughout the world has a happy Diwali. We here at @SecondGentleman send our very best wishes for a season full of joy, peace, and abundance. pic.twitter.com/OAoEG3OyGd
— Kamala Harris, vice president (@VP) 4. November 2021
Happy Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas were also expressed to everyone in India by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.