COVID-19 survivor thankful that he will celebrate this Diwali with family

COVID-19 survivor thankful that he will celebrate this Diwali with family

By Marika Rasekaseka
Wednesday 03/11/2021

Anand Prakash Deo of Tuirara, Makoi says he is happy to be with his family this Diwali because he was bedridden for 30 days due to the COVID-19 virus.

Deo says he was lucky to be alive as some families are still facing difficulties losing their loved ones due to the virus.

He believes the Festival of Lights will bring light to many people who have faced hardship during this period.

The COVID-19 survivor says this Diwali will be a very special one for him and his family, as they celebrate and enjoy their time together with their family members and celebrate it in a bigger way.

He says this is a time for all the people in Fiji to come together and hold hands in tackling every challenge in our community.

He urges every Fijian to be safe and enjoy celebrating this Diwali.




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