Guyana’s Parliament should celebrate Diwali

Dear Editor, I do not know if Guyana’s Parliament celebrates Diwali. But legislatures and executives of several countries where Diwali is not a national holiday, host Diwali celebrations to show appreciation for the festival and to join their Hindu colleagues in solidarity and to promote national cohesion.

When does ethnicity transform into nationality?

Dear Editor, In his riposte to my comments regarding the lack of guidance from Indian intellectuals who can shape the Indian imagination, Abu Bakr pushes the discourse into a new direction (‘The Indian intellectuals are fighting a losing battle against a natural force’ SN, November 5).