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Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

Green Living
The festive season has commenced and celebrations are in full swing. From Durga Puja to Dussehra to Diwali, everyone can be seen reveling in the festive mood. Diwali, a festival marking the victory or good over evil, is a major Indian festival celebrated with great amount of zest and zeal across the country. People coming from different walks of life, leave no stone unturned in decorations and preparations for the festival. However, since the past few years, the purpose of the festival has shifted focus from being an occasion of enjoyment and bonding to one of lavish-spending and a mark of one's societal status. Families these days spend exorbitant sums of money on firecrackers and fireworks. This may bring a few seconds of joy for some, but also brings permanent damage to the lungs...
This Diwali, Lets Do Away With Ignorance on Environmental Hazards

This Diwali, Lets Do Away With Ignorance on Environmental Hazards

Articles
A month to go before the entire city (and the country) will wake up to lights and fire crackers, celebrating one of the most important festivals in India. Usually celebrated on the 15th day of the dark fortnight of the Hindu month of Ashwin (October/November) every year, Diwali is a festival of lights and enlightenment. The festival symbolizes an age-old culture of India that signifies the wiping out of ignorance which subdues humanity and driving away of darkness that engulfs the light of knowledge. In Delhi, Diwali festivities begin right from Dussehra. People set out on a month long preparation to welcome the festival of light with shopping, spring-cleaning, whitewashing and redecorating jobs. Sales and promotional offers make the market even more attractive during the festival s...

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