Celebrating the ‘Festival of Lights’: #Diwali trends on Twitter in Pakistan
Diwali is the celebration of colours and lights. Popularly known and referred to as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali is a form of celebration which is popular among Hindu and Jain followers.
Diwali is a five-day celebration festival, during which Hindus clean their homes and wear colourful outfits. Spiritually, it signifies the victory of good versus evil. In Pakistan as well, the Hindu minority celebrated Diwali. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also addressed the Hindu community, in a bid to promote friendship with other communities living in Pakistan.
In Pakistan, #Diwali was trending among the top 10 trends. Here are a few tweets which were doing the rounds on social media, pertaining to the festival:-
— Nafisa Shah (@ShahNafisa) November 11, 2015
@rsprasad Happy Diwali!
— Chander Arora (@journochander) November 11, 2015
A Happy and prosperous Diwali to all of my friends.
— Jha Ajay Kumar (@jhaajay101) November 11, 2015
— Mudifer Iqbal (@Mudifer) November 11, 2015
happy diwali — celebrating Diwali
— raj (@tapanmaiti) November 11, 2015
— Andrew Busby (@andrewbusby) November 11, 2015
@DrKashmirM All the best wishes. Happy Diwali
— Just for a Surajya (@keshda) November 11, 2015