Southwark Hindu Centre celebrated Diwali on Sunday from 5-9pm, which was attended by around 150 people. Southwark which is home to 2% of London's Indian population, elected its first Indian Councillor and Mayor in Borough of Southwark- Cllr Sunil Chopra.
Special guests at this event included Helen Hayes MP and Lord Roy Kennedy. Both appreciated the hard work of the Trustees and Members and also mentioned about the importance of Diwali.
Cultural programme at the event included singing and dance by children. Fahad, a renowned singer entertained the audience with his melodious Bollywood songs. President of the organisation, Cllr Sunil Chopra welcomed the guests. The present VIP Guests lit candles at the begining of the programme and vegetarian dinner was served to all the guests.