EDISON—Kindergarteners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked the Hindu festival of Diwali on Monday, Oct. 19. Rashmi Mehndroo of Edison, the mother of Ananya and Aanandi Murlidharan (kindergarten and third graders), and Madhavi Peesapati of Edison, the mother of Mukund Dittakavi (kindergarten), read books about the holiday, including “The Ramayana,” and showed the students how to create their own ‘diyas” or candleholders before savoring some Diwali sweets. Photos by Michelle H. LePoidevin
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