For television actors like Shivin Narang and Shashank Vyas, Diwali does not only mean decking up their house with lights, flowers or making elaborate rangolis. It makes them nostalgic and gives them a reason to look back at their childhood memories associated with the festival of lights.
With the crème de la crème of Indian festivals — Diwali — just around the corner, I can only but feel a sense of alienation as I see everyone around me hatching plans with their family for the celebration of light.
US lawmakers celebrated, for the first time, Diwali on Capitol Hill after the US Congress passed resolutions honouring the Indian festival of lights and celebrating the strong relationship between US and India.
Earthen diyas dotted houses and fireworks illuminated the evening sky as people celebrated Diwali decorating their homes with colourful rangolis, twinkling electric bulbs and exchanged sweets on Tuesday.