Essay Topic about AN INDIAN FESTIVAL

English_Master January 1, 2015 No Comments
 AN INDIAN FESTIVAL Diwali is the most popular festival in India. It is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm. The word Diwali has been taken from the Sanskrit. That is Deep + avali. It means a row of lights. One of the common things in all the cities and villages is that earthen lamps, candles or electric lamps are lit on all the houses. Some rich and well-to-do people decorate their houses with rows of electric bulbs in different colours. In the distant past king Ram returned to Ayodhya on this Amavasya (dark night) after defeating Ravana the demon king of Lanka. All the paths to the palace were lighted by the people who celebrated the day as a victory of good over the evil. In some parts of the country celebrations start a week earlier. Sweets and snacks are prepared in all the houses for a week and are offered to the guests who visit one another on the festive day. The main festivities start a day earlier which is known as the smaller Diwali. Actually Diwali is the culmination of the festivities that start on Dussehra. It is the day on which Ravana was killed and Sita was freed from his clutches. On the Dussehra day processions...
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