As we celebrate Diwali, please remember your neighbours and those who have suffered greatly from the impact of COVID-19 - Gavoka

As we celebrate Diwali, please remember your neighbours and those who have suffered greatly from the impact of COVID-19 - Gavoka

By Vijay Narayan
Wednesday 03/11/2021
SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka

SODELPA Leader, Viliame Gavoka says as you celebrate Diwali, please remember your neighbours and fellow countrymen in your prayers who have suffered greatly from the impact of the pandemic, whether economically, mentally or worse, lost a loved one.

Gavoka says Diwali is a beautiful festival that is celebrated by all who call Fiji home.

He says this is a testament of the willingness of our people, cosmopolitan in our make-up, to put aside our differences to come together during this auspicious occasion regardless of origin, colour or religion.

The SODELPA Leader also says they are grateful that this yearโ€™s Diwali, families are able to gather to celebrate within their bubbles after months of lockdowns as the second wave of the pandemic wanes.

He says the country also owes gratitude to fellow citizens that diligently adhered to COVID-19 guidelines and getting themselves vaccinated.

Gavoka says we are not out of the woods yet but we are now able to celebrate as a family; dhanyavaad to you all.



Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Budget 2022 - 2023
The 2022/2023 National Budget will be delivered on the 15th of July this ...
3 hours ago

RKS and Tailevu North retain Tailevu Zone title
RKS won the boys division with 25 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze. Tailevu North College took out the girls title with 33 gold, 17 silver and 9 bronze ...
8 days ago

Grammar wins Suva Zone 2 girls and boys title
Suva Grammar School have taken out the boys and girls division titles of the Coca-Cola Suva Zone 2 athletics meet. The Grammar boys finished with 28 gold, 24 silver and 15 bronze.
19 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
CFL grows from strength to strength as FM96 and the company celebrate their 37th birthday
5th July 1985 saw the birth of Communications Fiji Limitedโ€™s flagship station, FM96 โ€“ the first ever FM radio station which also saw the introduct...
18 minutes ago
LATEST NEWS
Doctors at Lautoka Hospital could begin performing open heart surgeries by next week
There is good news for heart patients in Fiji as the Lautoka Hospital through it partnership with Aspen Medical could begin performing open heart ...
6 minutes ago

Kadavuโ€™s involvement in the marijuana trade is very concerning โ€“ PM
Involvement of the people of Kadavu in the marijuana trade is very concerning where many of them have ended in our prison facilities and St Giles ...
15 minutes ago

Malomalo Primary School to get an upgrade from $15,000 donation
Students of Malomalo Primary School in Sigatoka are expected to benefit from a generous donation of $15,000 from Australian based company, More Than ...
1 hour ago

Education Minister urges parents to provide consent so their children can be immunised against COVID
Parents have been urged by the Education Minister Premila Kumar to provide consent so that their children aged between 5 โ€“ 11 years old can be ...
1 hour ago

24 police prosecutors attend ODPP Basic Prosecution Course
24 police prosecutors are undergoing a six week Basic Prosecution Course facilitated by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. While ...
3 hours ago

TOP