Diwali at the House of Commons 2019
The Hindu Forum of Britain [HFB] celebrated its 19th Diwali event at the House of Commons on 23rd October 2016 transforming the Terrace Pavilion into a vibrant and colourful space, full of light and laughter, a wonderful manifestation of the spirit of Diwali. Over 190 people attended the function and representatives from all sections of the society were present. Every year the HFB brings Diwali to the heart of the UK democratic system bringing together on one platform Ministers, Peers and MPs from all parties and dignitaries and leaders from many different sections of society, including interfaith and business leaders, Hindu community leaders and representatives of many temples in the UK. This year’s Parliamentary hosts were Bob Blackman MP and Lord Dholakia OBE and the master of ceremony was Barrister Jayesh Jotangia from the APPG Hindu group.