English_Master October 7, 2015 No Comments
MY FAVOURITE FESTIVAL India is a multicultural land where various languages are spoken, many religious and customs observed, and many festivals are celebrated. Each festival has a religious or mythological significance behind it. All festivals are celebrated with enthusiasm and traditional gaiety. Children especially enjoy them a great deal. The family usually prepares for the festival well in advance. Clothes are bought, the house is cleaned and white washed. Everything begins to glitter and gleam. My favourite festival is Diwali. It usually falls on the eve of winter. This is a festival of lights and sound. New clothes are bought for every member of the family and on the day of the festival the family prays together. Lakshmi Pooja is performed. Shopkeepers perform pooja in their shops as well as at home. People greet their relatives and friends with sweets and crackers. The shops on the streets are lighted with colourful bulbs and one always finds a crowd of people shopping there. As the evening approaches the houses are lit with candles and electric lights. Children burst crackers. One hears the sound of the loud bombs and smaller crackers from all across the city. Looking up at the sky one finds rockets and various other fireworks filling the sky...
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