- Posted November 2, 2011 by
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Cultural census: Read aloud
Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'. Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival.
On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house.
They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and seek divine blessings of Goddess of Wealth.
The festival of Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones.