Happy Diwali

As Leader of Crawley Borough Council, I’d like to wish all residents a happy Diwali, particularly members of the town’s Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities.

We are living in a time where there is greater uncertainty than the world has faced for decades, where it is all too easy to be brought down by the apparently endless cycle of bad events on the news and where ‘Fake News’ and ‘Alternative Facts’ seem to pose a threat to the very notion of truth.

Perhaps never before has a festival to remind us of the triumph of hope over despair, of good over evil, of knowledge over ignorance and of light over darkness been more needed.

I wish you all a happy and peaceful day.

Peter

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.