[www.inewsguyana.com] – Political parties have extended Phagwah greetings to all Guyanese, especially the Hindu Community.
The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a statement noted that Phagwah symbolizes the triumph of good over evil and calls on Guyanese to use the occasion to reflect on the great teachings of Hinduism while stating that regardless of how strong the forces of evil may be, justice will ultimately prevail.
The party added that during the celebration, some thoughts should be spared for the challenges facing the nation and the citizenry role in fighting those forces in the pursuit of a good life for all.
Meanwhile, the People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) also urged Guyanese to see some spiritual inspiration in this festival and brace themselves against the many evils in society.
It added that all Guyanese should participate fully in this colorful festival and enjoy the rich elements of Guyana’s religious and cultural diversity.
Additionally, the Alliance for Change (AFC) also called on Guyanese to take a stand against evil while noting that despite violence in society and other challenges, good will always triumph over evil.