Do’s and Don’ts on this Colourful Diwali | Safety Tips for Diwali

Do’s and Don’ts on this Colourful Diwali | Safety Tips for Diwali

Keep yourself safe: Do’s and Don’ts on this Colourful Diwali:

Diwali or Deepavali is one of the prime festivals for Hindus that unites whole India. Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists not only in India but all around the world. Diwali is the brightest festival in the Indian Calendar. Diwali is traditionally believed to be a Hindu festival of Wealth and Prosperity. It is one of the biggest events in Indian calendar. The colourful India becomes more Colourful during Diwali.




What is Diwali?

India’s Festival of Lights, popularly as Diwali or Deepavali is a time when Hindus come together to celebrate good conquering bad (evil), light conquering dark. This celebration is the start of new beginnings and the start of new Business year, so there will be prayers to Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth, and to Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom and Luck for a successful year.

When is Diwali Celebrated?

The date when Diwali falls on changes every year. But based on Hindu lunar calendar it falls in the autumn i.e between mid-October and mid-November. The festivities take place over five days, with the festival itself falling on the third day.
Do’s and Don’ts on this Colourful Diwali:

Do’s: 

  • Do purchase crackers from authorized seller. 
  • While lighting the crackers, do read and follow the directions on label, because sometimes we don’t know who to light them and thus misfires. You would wonder many don’t read these directions. 
  • Do light crackers away from building, trees, dry grass and other fireable things. Its always better to light fireworks in open areas. 
  • Do maintain proper distance while lighting crackers. Keep arm’s length by standing back and keeping your face away. 
  • Do keep a bucket filled with water handy to soak crackers after firing. 
  •  Do emergency/First aid kit near. You would never know when an accident might happen. 
  • Do get knowledge on how to use first aid kit to the injured person. 
  • Do wear cotton clothes because they are not tending to catch fire quickly. 
Don’ts:

  • Don’t purchase local made crackers. 
  • Don’t light fireworks in indoor places even a small cracker. 
  • Don’t carry crackers in your pockets. 
  • Don’t light crackers on mental containers or Glass materials. 
  • Don’t wear silk or synthetic clothes cause they prone to catch fire quickly. 
  • Don’t light fireworks near to older people and kids or babys. 
  • Do wash your hands with your hand wash after finishing lighting crackers. 
  • Avoid using open fire like matches and lighters while bursting crackers. Instead, you can use long fire wood or agarbatti.

We wish you a Happy Safe and Colourful Diwali.
Do’s and Don’ts on this Colourful Diwali.