SHAH ALAM, Oct 24 — In the spirit of the Deepavali celebration, the people in Selangor are urged to strengthen unity in their daily lives.
Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said it is important to preserve the peaceful togetherness of the people, as demonstrated when the nation banded together to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
“In conjunction with the Deepavali celebration, let us together embrace the story behind the festival, which sheds light on triumph and success. The truth will always prevail.
“Therefore, let’s celebrate Deepavali together in the right spirit and with a pure soul so that the nation’s unity and togetherness last strongly as they did during the pandemic.
“En Iniya Deepavali Nal Vaalthukkal,” he said in a video posted on Facebook, yesterday.
The state-level Deepavali 2022 celebration was held on Saturday at Jalan Tengku Kelana, Klang.
The event was graced by Raja Muda Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj, accompanied by state executive councillor for social welfare V Ganabatirau.
His Highness had worn the flower garland and handed over money packets to the children who attended the event.
More than 1,000 people from the Indian community had come together to celebrate the Deepavali festival after the celebration was halted for two years due to Covid-19 restrictions.