The festival of lights is around the corner and Indians are gearing up to celebrate it. Even though the firecracker ban in Delhi-NCR has dampened some of that spirit, the cheer continues to spread across borders too. People from Australia has joined in the celebrations. To everyone’s surprise, Queensland police are also a part of it. This video of Queensland Police grooving to Bollywood beats will make your day. The Queensland Police gave this performance to demonstrate their “Community Policing” skills at a Diwali event in Brisbane on Saturday. They put their “heart and soul” in this dance sequence and enthralled the audience. From Bhangra to Lungi dance, these policemen took their audience by surprise.Jagdeep Singh, the president of Indian Cultural and Sports club told SBS Punjabi,
“All the police officers who participated showed a keen interest in their activities. Some of them had never danced in their life before this. But they were very dedicated and never missed even a single training session. He said all the officers were quick learners and were trained by young members of the Indian community.”
Indian communities in Australia are quite active and celebrate most of the major festivals. They have held on to their culture and made sure that fellow Indians don’t feel homesick when their folks back home are celebrating these festivals. Spread across the month, people from a different cross-section of society join in the celebrations in Australia to enjoy the festival of good food, colourful lights and of course everyone’s favourite Bollywood song and dance.