In his greetings, Purohit appealed to the people to brighten the lives of others just like how one lights lamps.
"Diwali, the festival of lights, is a day of rejoicing. People across the country celebrate the festival with gaiety and festivity," he said.
The Chief Minister, in his greetings, said, "Diwali is celebrated for the killing of a demon Narakasuran. Let the festival bring happiness and prosperity."
Regarding it as one of special festivals, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam expressed hope the occasion would get rid of the sufferings of the people and usher in happiness and peace.
AMMK chief T T V Dhinakaran said, "Let the festival facilitate us to realise our dreams.
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