The most auspicious time to do Diwali Puja is after sunset.
One particular firework called anar fountain has been found to be responsible for 65% of such injuries, with adults being the typical victims.
The main day of the festival of Diwali the day of Lakshmi Puja is an official holiday in , , , , , , , , , , , and.
Congress to acknowledge 'the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.
Examples include a 10th-century Rashtrakuta empire copper plate inscription of 939—967 CE that mentions Dipotsava, and a 12th-century mixed Sanskrit-Kannada Sinda inscription discovered in the Isvara temple of in Karnataka where the inscription refers to the festival as a "sacred occasion".
In other regions, parents invite a newly married daughter, or son, together with their spouses to a festive meal and give them gifts.
Most banks and businesses will be closed on Diwali.
Naraka Chaturdashi is also a major day for purchasing festive foods, particularly sweets.
When these compounds pollute the air, they increase the risk of cancer in people.
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