US President Joe Biden has plans to celebrate Diwali at the White House this year like he did last year as he is of the opinion that the festival is very important. This information was conveyed by the White House Press Secretary Karen Jean-Pierre. She stated that the event is important as Biden considers partnership with India and the Indian Americans is important. However, no dates and nature of the celebration have been shared.
The month of October has been declared as Hindu Heritage Month by the Maryland Governor Lawrence Hogan. In fact Diwali has been celebrated at the White House every year since the Bush administration.