India is a land of
festivals.diwali is the festival of lights. The festival is held at night. The
kali puja is observed only by the people of west bengal.but diwali is pompously
celebrated by the Hindus all over India and abroad. On this day they decorate
their houses with lights and candle lighted at night. The diwali festival is
religiously associated with the return of ram to Ajodhya after an exile of 14 years.
It denotes the ultimate victory of good over evil.
Diwali comes after the
rainy season. Before the festival all the houses are cleaned and decorated. The
atmosphere becomes cheeerful.the shops are decorated with colorful buntings.
Rush is seen at the sweet and crackers shops. Children put on new attractive
dress and goes to the market with their parents or seniors.
The peak hours of
celebration are in the evening and at night. The light from the houses makes
the start well lighted and charming. The people are out at night to see and
enjoy the lights. The people sent presents to their friends and relatives.
Sometimes accidents occur when there is display of fireworks. Many people are
wounded and some children catch fire while playing with crackers.
Diwali is also an
important day for the traders and the businessmen.many of them starts new
accounts on this day. Many houses at night worships goddess laxmi.the exchange
of sweets is a lovable manner. It is really a day for India’s unity in