Diwali zeal and ardour grip the nation
New Delhi/ 29 October 2016. Diwali zeal and ardour has gripped the country, as people from all walks of life are in a celebratory, religious and spiritual mood.
The capital is also geared up for Diwali, people continue to throng jewelry, cracker and sweets shops and exchange pleasantries by offering gifts.
Hundreds of children took part in a march to spread awareness against the use of firecrackers during Diwali. They called on the people to celebrate the festival as per past traditions, by lighting earthen lamps in and around their homes.
The kids wore costumes resembling crackers and held up posters with messages like 'Diwali is a festival of light, not crackers, no crackers, no pollution'.