Who was the first US president to celebrate Diwali in the White House?

Who was the first US president to celebrate Diwali in the White House?

A Gerald Ford
B Barack Obama
C Theodore Roosevelt

President Barack Obama lit the first ever diya lamp in the White House for Diwali in 2009. ‘When Michelle and I visited India, we were able to join in Diwali festivities with some wonderful children in Mumbai,’ he recalled. ‘It was a reminder of the traditions we share, across continents and cultures.’

The correct answer is Barack Obama.

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