Deepavali, the festival of lights is a traditional hindu religion festival celebrated in India. This festival is celebrated as a signification of light over darkness. Deepavali falls on the months of October to November. People in different states celebrate this festival in their own way.
It is believed in the hindu mythology that lord Krishna killed the demon king Narakaasur to rescue the people from his atrocities which is the reason for the celebration of diwali. Also this festival is celebrated for many other religious reasons like birth of goddess lakshmi, hindu new year and many.
During this occasion, family members gather together and celebrate with unity. They exchange greetings, have oil bath, wear new clothes, prepare special dishes, worship god and have a feast. Also the important thing is the firing of crackers which is the craze of younger generation.
Diwali is a national holiday in India and also in some other countries. Indians from around the globe celebrate diwali. Also this festival is a big commercial boost as people consider the day as a good start. They purchase new household products, vehicles, properties and many. The sellers take this as a strategy and announce discounts to encourage the buyers.