or Diwali (in Northern India), also called as the festival of lights
is the most important festival of the Hindus and is celebrated with fervor
and gaiety. The festival symbolizes unity in diversity as every state celebrates
it in its own special way.
This festival usually falls around
late October and November. The Festival of Lights symbolises the victory of good
over evil, and lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for mankind. On
the day of Diwali, many wear new clothes, share sweets and snacks and light firecrackers.
The North Indian business community usually starts their financial new year on
Diwali and new account books are opened on this day.
your Family, friends and everyone you know on this great occasion. Happy Deepavali.