Diwali celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. Picture: AFP
Lisa Lim
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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

What the swastika has to do with diwali, and how India’s festival of light is celebrated around the world

From clay oil lamps, rangoli to cleaning of the house, the Festival of Lights – celebrated by millions of Hindus, Jains and Sikhs across the globe – started off as a harvest festival

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Diwali celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. Picture: AFP
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