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Queens lawmaker introduces bill in Congress to make Diwali a federal holiday

Jun. 2, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed U.S. Rep. Grace Meng on May 26 announced the introduction of her bill in Congress to declare Diwali a federal holiday.  Under Meng’s legislation, the Diwali Day Act, the Festival of Lights would become the 12th federally recognized holiday in the United States. Establishing a federal holiday for Diwali,…
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