Diwali celebrations under way in NJ

Diwali celebrations began yesterday and will continue throughout the weekend around New Jersey.Diwali, popularly known as the Hindu ?festival of lights,? is an important five-day

WAYNE - Diwali celebrations began yesterday and will continue throughout the weekend around New Jersey.

Diwali, popularly known as the Hindu ?festival of lights,? is an important five-day festival occurring between mid-October and mid-November.

Most celebrate the festival by holding traditional ceremonies and activities, explained Bipin Shuklandia, executive committee president of the Cultural Society Hindu Temple & Mahatma Gandhi Center in Wayne.

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