Crackers and fireworks are the major attraction of Diwali celebration.
Diwali Crackers and Fireworks
Diwali is the festival of lights. Diwali reminds
us of the brilliant display of colorful fireworks and crackers,
which explode in the dark nights. The festival arrives on the new
moon day (Amavasya) of the Kartik month of the Hindu
calendar. Almost everywhere in India old and young enjoys Diwali
fireworks. Crackers on Diwali are the main attraction to the
children. Earthen lamps or "diyas" are generally placed on
the balcony or window edges to decorate the house. Nowadays the
candles of various colors and forms have replaced earthen lamps.
Even electric lights of different shapes and sizes are used to
illuminate the dark of Diwali.
- It is advisable that all lamps and candles are put off when
nobody is likely to be around. Its better not to leave lamps and
candles burning all through the night long after the festivities
- Its better to ensure that candles are not near any flammable
material like wood, cloth or paper.
- Rockets should be handled carefully.
- To curb pollution from firecrackers and save the expenses,
common community display of fireworks are becoming increasingly
Diwali is incomplete without fireworks. .
Fireworks and crackers are used the world over, only the occasion
differs in different countries.