Diwali is festival of cleanliness: Modi

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the nation in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ monthly radio programme on the occasion of Diwali, saying this is a festival associated with cleanliness.

“Diwali is a festival that is also associated with cleanliness. Everybody cleans their homes,” Modi said

In his Mann Ki Baat remark, the Prime Minister said Deepawali gave message to move from darkness to light.

Wishing the citizens on the occasion, Modi said “India is a country where festivals are celebrated on every 365 days”.