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US Congress celebrates Diwali for the first time US Congress celebrates Diwali for the first time
October 31, 2013

The first ever Diwali festival was celebrated at the US Congress today amidst chanting of Vedic mantras by a Hindu priest.

HJS submits representations to Dr. Shivaji Patil, District Collector of Mumbai suburban region HJS submits representations to Dr. Shivaji Patil, District Collector of Mumbai suburban region
October 21, 2013

Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has been undertaking a drive for many years to prevent denigration of Deities and great national leaders through the medium of crackers as their pictures are printed on the coverings of crackers.

HJS effect : Sale of crackers with pictures of deities to be stopped in Sangli district HJS effect : Sale of crackers with pictures of deities to be stopped in Sangli district
May 7, 2013

Outcome of efforts of HJS : District Collector’s office to stamp vendors’ license for prevention of sale of crackers with pictures of great revered personalities and Deities !

Report of Diwali Festival Campaign by HJS at Bengaluru Report of Diwali Festival Campaign by HJS at Bengaluru
November 21, 2012

HJS activities related to creating awareness amongst people towards ill effects of crackers are commendable : Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

US Vice Prez Biden leads White House Diwali celebrations US Vice Prez Biden leads White House Diwali celebrations
November 19, 2012

Just one week after United States President Barack Obama's convincing re-election, his faithful Vice President Joseph Biden led the White House celebration of Diwali , reflecting on the significance of festival of lights, and also acknowledging the presence of Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American elected to the US Congress

Jalgaon : Hindu activists force Police to stop desecration of Deities occurring through crackers Jalgaon : Hindu activists force Police to stop desecration of Deities occurring through crackers
November 15, 2012

Jalgaon (Maharashtra) : When Hindu activists informed police about sale of crackers with Deities' pictures in few shops, police immediately took action and confiscated such crackers with such shops.

HJS effect : Sale of crackers with pictures of Deities stopped at APMC market in Navi Mumbai HJS effect : Sale of crackers with pictures of Deities stopped at APMC market in Navi Mumbai
November 15, 2012

HJS had submitted a representation to 102 sellers of crackers at APMC market. Some of them, however, continued to sell crackers with Deities' pictures; but after HJS activists lodged a complaint with the police, this sale was also stopped.

Belgaum : Police confiscate crackers with pictures of Shri Lakshmi ! Belgaum : Police confiscate crackers with pictures of Shri Lakshmi !
November 15, 2012

Belgaum (Karnataka) : When activists of Sriram Sene and HJS came to know that crackers with pictures of Deities were being sold on the stalls put up on the occasion of Diwali, they informed the matter to police and police took action against it.

Sunita Williams wishes 'Happy Diwali' from space Sunita Williams wishes 'Happy Diwali' from space
November 15, 2012

In a conversation with New York based TV host Riti Sunshine Bhalla, made possible with months of planning between Bhalla's production team and NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Williams thanked the Indian people for their support and hoped to visit India next Diwali and meet them in person.

Stop harming people, nation and Dharma by not bursting crackers ! : HJS Stop harming people, nation and Dharma by not bursting crackers ! : HJS
November 12, 2012

Bursting crackers with pictures of Deities cause desecration and it also causes pollution in the atmosphere increasing spiritual distress. Prevent such harm being caused to nation, Dharma and people !

Diwali campaign by HJS : Representations submitted to Police and Administration at Mumbai Diwali campaign by HJS : Representations submitted to Police and Administration at Mumbai
November 9, 2012

When these crackers are burst, they are shredded into pieces which later, get trampled. This causes desecration of Deities and great national leaders.Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) submitted representations at Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Amaravati, demanding prevention of such desecration.

Firework, crackers means loss caused to Nation, Dharma and health ! – HJS Firework, crackers means loss caused to Nation, Dharma and health ! – HJS
November 8, 2012

Firework causes air and noise pollution affecting human health, therefore, means loss caused to the Nation, loss caused to Dharma and to health. Hindus should seriously think whether to burst crackers.

Stop denigration of Deities through crackers : HJS to AP Govt. Stop denigration of Deities through crackers : HJS to AP Govt.
November 8, 2012

Bhagyanagar (Andhra Pradesh) : HJS has made a demand with that State Government to prevent denigration of Deities and great national leaders taking place through crackers with their pictures.

‘Patit Pavan Sanghatana’ also joins drive against crackers with Deities’ pictures ‘Patit Pavan Sanghatana’ also joins drive against crackers with Deities’ pictures
November 8, 2012

Sale of crackers with Deities’ pictures should be prevented and legal action should be taken against those selling such crackers. The above demand has been made on behalf of ‘Patit Pavan Sanghatana' through representation to Police !

Vidarbha : Diwali Festival campaign of HJS continues Vidarbha : Diwali Festival campaign of HJS continues
November 7, 2012

HJS drive on the occasion of Diwali – ‘Diwali Janajagruti Abhiyan’ : representations submitted to Police and Administration at Nagpur and Akola

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