Deepawali 2020 Celebrated in Colombo – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake
Deepavali (Diwali) 2020 Celebrated in Sri Lanka, mainly by the Hindu Tamil community and is the most significant Hindu holiday.
It is a festival of lights symbolizing the victory of good forces over evil ones when
Lord Rama defeated Demon King Ravana according to the mythical story.
This day coincided with the birthday of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa.