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

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Congress: A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, constituent states, independent organizations , or groups.
Diwali: Deepavali or Diwali, popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five-day Hindu festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu ca
Vedic: The Vedas are a large body of texts originating in ancient India. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. The Vedas are apaurueya . They are supposed to have been directly revealed, and thus are called ruti , di