Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is one of the most popular festivals in India. It is celebrated to mark the beginning of the Hindu New Year and is a time of hope, joy, and positive spirit. Women and children in SRDPS wear new clothes, exchange sweets, and set off firecrackers to celebrate this special occasion. Diwali also has a special significance for businesses as it is considered to be an auspicious time to start new ventures.
Diwali is a time when older and elder age come together to celebrate. It is a time to be thankful for the past year and to hope for a prosperous new year. We decorate our home with lights and oil lamps, and give gifts to loved.