(Ottawa) Hon. Deepak Obhrai, P.C., M.P. hosted the 16th National Diwali Celebration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on the evening of October 27th.
He was joined by more than 20 Parliamentarians, members of the Ottawa diplomatic corps and an enthusiastic crowd of more than 650 people from Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.
The Diwali Celebration was organized by Mr. Obhrai with the cooperation of the Ottawa based Indo Canadian Community Centre in association with more than 35 Hindu Temples and Indo-Canadian Community Organizations from across Canada.
The following organizations joined Hon. Deepak Obhrai to organize this year’s Diwali Celebration:
Indo Canadian Community Centre of Ottawa; Arya Samaj Vedic Cultural Centre, Markham; Hindu Society of Calgary; BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Toronto; Ram Mandir of Mississauga; Bharat Mata Mandir; Vishwa Shakthi Durga Mandir Ottawa; Hindu Mandir Montreal; Bharat Mata Mandir Toronto; Sri Chandramouleeshwara Shivaalayam Scarborough; Shri Guřu Ravidass Sabha Montreal; Bangladesh Canada Hindu Mandir; Hindu Temple of Ottawa Carleton; Sri Aadhi (Aatgu) Parashakti Indu Aalayam; Vishnu Mandir of Richmond Hill; Kaali Mandir, Toronto; Vishnu Mandir, Toronto; Canada Hindu Heritage Centre; Radha Krishna Mandir; Devi Mandir Pickering; Vishno Devi Mandir Oakville; Gur Mandir; Hindu Heritage Centre; Sanathan Mandir; Toronto Hindu Dharmic; S.V. Temple Stoney Creek; Adiparasakthi Temple Scarborough; India Canada Organization of Montreal; Overseas Friends of India and Overseas Friends of BJP Ottawa; India Canada Association; India Canada Ottawa Business Chamber; Gujarati Cultural Council; Malayali Association; Tamil Sangam; Festival of India; Canada-India Centre of Excellence; Net IP Ottawa Chapter; and Mirch Masala Radio.
For more information, contact the Office of Hon. Deepak Obhrai, P.C., M.P. at (613) 947-4566.