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Hindu Diwali declared as a holiday in New York's Herricks Public Schools

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:43:24 GMT

Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, their most popular festival, as holiday by Herricks Union Free School District in New York State on its School Calendar for 2017-2018. Syosset Central School District, East Meadow School District, Half Hollow Hills Central School District and East Williston Union Free School District recently declared Diwali as an official holiday; while Mineola Union Free School District announced that no home work or examinations would be given on Diwali.

Way to Go! Adam Cordero of Herricks

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:02:50 GMT

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