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Legal eagles ready to swoop if racism flares up over Diwali fireworks

Hindu group says the move is proactive, as it calls on Hindus to mark the festival virtually due to Covid-19

Senior reporter

The governing body for Hindus in SA has lined up a team of lawyers to tackle incidents of racism that may arise over fireworks during Diwali.

The Festival of Lights will be observed around the world on November 14.

The threat of a second wave of Covid-19 has also prompted the SA Hindu Maha Sabha to call on the Hindu community to avoid large family gatherings that are synonymous with Diwali and celebrate virtually...

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