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Know why Sikhs celebrate Diwali as ªª"Bandi Chhod Diwas"

New Delhi: Diwali, the festival of light, happiness and joy, is one of the major festivals of India. It is celebrated with great fervor and festivity across the country. Though India has a mixture of

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 10, 2015 12:33 IST ]
know why sikhs celebrate diwali as bandi chhod diwas
know why sikhs celebrate diwali as bandi chhod diwas

New Delhi: Diwali, the festival of light, happiness and joy, is one of the major festivals of India. It is celebrated with great fervor and festivity across the country. Though India has a mixture of various culture and religions, almost every religion or culture has its own reason to celebrate this festival.

But the common reason among all is that the day marks a time when "right" prevailed over "wrong". While the most famous and renowned reason to celebrate Diwali is the returning of Lord Ram along with Sita to Ayodhya after defeating Raavan. Sikhs have their own specific reason to celebrate Diwali.

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