From Virat Kohli to Saina Nehwal: Sports fraternity in India wishes a very 'Happy Diwali'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 14, 2020, 12.45 PM(IST)

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This year's Diwali, which is also one of the most important festivals in India, commenced on a muted note on Saturday.

On the occasion of Diwali, sporting fraternity in India took to social media and wished their fans. 

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This year's Diwali, which is also one of the most important festivals in India, commenced on a muted note on Saturday. Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, Mahesh Bhupathi were among the first to wish. 

Skipper Kohli posted a video for Diwali with a special message for his fans. 

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BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly wished his fans. 

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Former Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi shared a picture of his house being Diwali ready. 

Badminton ace Saina Nehwal shared a photo of her family and wished everyone a Happy Diwali. 

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Former India batsman and Chennai Super Kings star Suresh Raina wished his fans and paid tribute to the soldiers and their families. He wrote: "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."

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VVS Laxman took to Twitter to wish everybody a very Happy Diwali. He wrote: "Wishing all of you Happy Deepavali Diya. May the Divine Light of Diwali Spread into your Life Peace, Prosperity, Happiness and Good Health."

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Former India batsman Virender Sehwag wished his fellow citizens on the occasion of Diwali. 

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