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Essay/Paragraph or Speech on “Diwali” Complete Paragraph or Speech for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

Diwali

The Hindus in India celebrate many festivals. The Diwali is one such festival. This festival is celebrated on the new moon day after the Dashara. The Goddess Kali is also worshipped on this day. This is a festival of lights. The Hindus decorate their houses with lights. They use oil-lamps and candles at night. In the evening a holy offering is made by the people for their forefathers. The goddess Kali is worshipped late at this night.

People  follow the tradition of wearing new dress and preparing cakes and sweets at home. They celebrate the festival in the company of their friends and relatives. Display of fireworks is the most interesting part of this festival. Many temporary stalls are made to sell fireworks of various kinds. People purchase the fireworks and use them at night. They enjoy the night.

The festival has a legendary background. Lord Rama in the era of Tretaya won a glorious victory over the demon king Ravana of Lanka. After the victory, he came to Ayodhya with his dear brother Laxman and wife Sita. The people of Ayodhya celebrated the victory by lighting candles and lamps. Thus Lord Ramachandra was congratulated.

Diwali has a great significance for the Hindus. The businessmen consider it as the beginning date of their business. Their business is renewed form this day. This day marks the end of autumn and the beginning of winter.

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