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    CNN celebrates ... Diwali

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    Definition of Diwali (Deepavali)

    Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali,[note 1] popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five day festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Kartik.[1] In gregorian calendar, Diwali festival is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November.

    Now no where it says bursting of crackers beyond timing limits, harming animals, senior citizens or ailing individuals due to age and health complications.

    We are promoting pollution & noise free diwali this year as sweets and lights are the best medium to celebrate the warmth of Deepavali (Diwali) .
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