On the occasion of Diwali, sportspersons and several franchises took to social media to wish their fans on Saturday. Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, and even Premier League clubs like Liverpool and Manchester City were among the first to wish.
The Festival of Lights commenced on a muted note on the weekend sans firecrackers in India.
Happy Diwali 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/USLnZnMwzT
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 14, 2020
Wish all a happy diwali ..may the festival of lights bring happiness and prosperity to all .. pic.twitter.com/qIOHfRZoWW
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 14, 2020
Sending special Diwali wishes to our soldiers who are away from their families & standing tall in all odd situations to guard us. May this Diwali bring you all lot more strength & happiness. @adgpi #Respect #JaiHind #HappyDiwali2020 pic.twitter.com/Njd8eOaDYW
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) November 14, 2020
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 14, 2020
Wishing all of you Happy Deepavali 🪔 🪔 May the Divine Light of Diwali Spread into your Life Peace, Prosperity, Happiness and Good Health. pic.twitter.com/hCGca7bU3J
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 14, 2020
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) November 14, 2020
From across the borders, wishes came in from Premier League clubs like Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Leicester City. Manchester City even tried their hand in adapting a Rabindranath Tagore verse.
From all of us at the Premier League, wishing you a very happy and prosperous Diwali. 🪔
— Premier League India (@PLforIndia) November 14, 2020
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) November 14, 2020
— Manchester City (@ManCity) November 14, 2020
✨ Wishing our fans in India 🇮🇳 a very happy & safe Diwali! 💙
— Tottenham Hotspur (@Spurs_India) November 14, 2020
— Leicester City (@LCFC) November 14, 2020
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) November 14, 2020
— West Ham United (@WestHam) November 14, 2020