India is a land of great ancient history. It is one of the oldest civilizations on earth, having a rich and varied culture. The country is spread across various geographical regions; from the great Himalayas in the north to the vast coastline in the south, from the dry deserts in the west to the rainiest place of the world in the east.
With a burgeoning population of more than 1.3 billion people, India is blessed with a wide variety of art, music, dance and culture. It has a strong platform of science and technology and is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world. People following different religions and speaking different languages live together harmoniously. They share their happiness through celebrations of numerous festivals.
One of the biggest and the most popular festivals that India celebrates every year is the festival of Diwali. Though it is a Hindu festival, it is celebrated with equal joy and happiness by every Indian. Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is associated with wealth, health and happiness. It is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil. The great Hindu king, Rama, who was in exile for fourteen long years with his wife and brother returned to his kingdom after killing the evil demon Ravana. People celebrated his return with lot of festivities, lighting lamps, celebrations, distribution of sweets and gifts. The festival is celebrated on the no moon day during the Hindu month of kartik. This year, the festival will be celebrated on Oct. 30.
Tengri Bank, an associate of Punjab National Bank (one of the largest banks in India), is proud to be a partner of the people of India. It is the only bank not only in the Republic of Kazakhstan, but in the entire Commonwealth of Independent States region to have an Indian partner. On this happy occasion of the festival of Diwali, Tengri Bank wishes all its valuable clients, partners, staff members and the people of India in Kazakhstan a very happy Diwali. This festival of lights shall bring happiness, health and wealth to everyone. It is the endeavour of Tengri Bank to provide the best banking facilities and serve the people of Kazakhstan and India with utmost care.