Diwali is one festival that is celebrated almost universally in India. It is one of the festivals that is celebrated across religions and states and awaited by one and all. Of late, Diwali has also been associated with environmental protection.The rather uncontrolled bursting of crackers during the festival has led to an increase in environmental pollution. It was something that many sportspersons pointed out when they wished a Happy Diwali on their social media accounts.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli pointed it out when he wished his fans Happy Diwali. “This Diwali, lets change things up,” said Kohli in his caption. Increased pollution and smog caused primarily due to the bursting of crackers in an and around New Delhi had created a environmental crisis in 2016. Sachin Tendulkar, on the other hand, requested for the festival to be celebrated reponsibly and to not cause inconvenience to senior citizens and animals.
Here are a few wishes from some of the most prominent sports personalities in the country.
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 18 October 2017
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 18 October 2017
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) October 19, 2017
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) 19 October 2017
May this Diwali dispel all the darkness from your life & you be blessed with love & happiness. May your path always be lit.✨Jai Shri Ram 🙏🏼
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) 19 October 2017
Wish u all a very Happy Diwali 🙏🙏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/lATZxiXlKH
Happy Diwali to all my Indian friends where ever you maybe.
— StephenConstantine (@StephenConstan) 19 October 2017
Wishing you all a safe & Happy Diwali…
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) 19 October 2017
For most of these sportspersons, Diwali may just be a small break in their busy schedules.
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