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  • While the Auckland Diwali festival is growing in strength and numbers every year, why is it being targeted? Is it the opinion of the larger community or self-proclaimed community leaders with hidden agendas?
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Gurpreet Sidhu has been passionately promoting the Yogic way of living within the community. Indian Weekender is happy to feature her as our Face of the Week and here is a gist of our conversation with her:
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An Indian-origin businessman in Hamilton foiled a robbery attempt at his store when he wrestled a masked gunman and chased him away. Indian Weekender spoke to the brave man and asked him what was going through his mind.
While the Auckland Diwali festival is growing in strength and numbers every year, why is it being targeted? Is it the opinion of the larger community or self-proclaimed community leaders with hidden agendas?
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india global power? this joke is not even laugable

By Vishwas
Your wishful thinking with this institute no one knows about that india is or can ever be or ever was a global power would make any reasonable man laugh at your claims, only if this claim was not as pathetic as it is. Go and get 90% of the population (including women) to use toilets and clean themselves after it properly, otherwise the only power india has got is the power to stink bomb people as they sit by the side of the road. But you are immune to that collectively produced stink. Idiot.
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Auckland Diwali - Clarifications

By Veer Khar
No one is interested in stopping Diwali - on the contrary everyone wants it to grow further as a 'people's Event'. Diwali should not be celebrated before Navratri and for this mistake ATEED has already apologised and would now like to engage with the community well in advance. The on-going exercise is to set the framework for engagement and stop individuals hijacking the event just for petty commercial gains. Re-establishing the correct process is the aim and the misinformation helps none.
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Fascist powerholders poisoning Western Hindus too?

By Vishwas
There has been a grab of power by communal elements in India in center after the hindutva experiment in gujarath which is already spelling doom for them. For us fortunate Indians who have left the destruction of culture in India to find our true and safe home in NZ and other Western countries, it is a matter of concern that these elements are being encouraged by their counterparts in India. The aim of these Hindu fascists is to possess Hindus here with the same hate as in Indian Hindus.
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