Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the people of Madhya Pradesh will celebrate Diwali again on December 3 when votes for the assembly elections will be counted, and on January 22 when the Ram temple in Ayodhya will be inaugurated.
The Bharatiya Janata Party leader was speaking at his last campaign rally in the state in Jabalpur West seat ahead of the November 17 assembly polls.
“People in MP will have three Diwalis. They have already celebrated one. They will celebrate the next one when the results of the assembly elections come out on December 3. And the third Diwali will be when the deity of Lord Ram is consecrated (in Ayodhya) on January 22, he said.