The chair of the Civil Service Hindu Connection explains the purpose of this new cross-government staff network and the meaning for Hindus of the festival of Diwali.
Sandeep Mahida works in the Crime Police and Fire Group at the Home Office, and is the chairperson of the cross-government staff network the
Civil Service Hindu Connection.
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