VIDEO: Dubai Police play Indian national anthem at Diwali celebrations
27 Oct 2019
A video grab shows Dubai Police band performing at the Dubai Festival City.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Police took the Diwali celebrations in the UAE to the next level.
The Dubai Police band sang the Indian national anthem at the Dubai Festival City to celebrate Diwali in Dubai.
Dr Chandra Sekhar Khuntia, a UAE resident captured the video and shared it with Gulf Today.
Dr Chandra Sekhar wrote on his Twitter, “The beginning of the Diwali celebrations in Dubai 24.10.19 at festival city with Indian national anthem played by Dubai police band. Feel proud…”
Dubai has been hosting a series of Diwali celebrations all across the emirate. The festival city also hosted a breathtaking display of fireworks to begin the celebrations.
Emirates is celebrating Diwali by serving Indian sweets and savouries to its passengers on board its flights departing and travelling to India till Oct.31, the airline said.
"Passengers flying in our aircraft in all classes are treated with Indian sweets and savouries for a week (Oct.25-31) to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights," the Dubai-based airline said in a statement.