Karachi celebrated diwali with simplicity: The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir this Diwali was missing the standard enthusiasm and fervour.
There was no massive fireworks show within the skies and on the bottom there have been simply 2 or 3 individuals around a rangoli either lighting the oil lamps or fiddling with sparklers.
The little kiosks that wont to sell firecrackers, pyrotechnic fountains, sparklers, etc, were significantly fewer in range and even those there have been merchandising plastic flowers, strands of ornamental lighting or clay lamps.
“We were told to not sell any fireworks, significantly firecrackers, as a result of the noise disturbs the prayers,” same one trafficker at a stall.
“Diwali is that the pageant of lights. It can even be celebrated by lighting oil lamps and decorating your balconies with totally different color string lights,” he added.
“Actually, the community living here in agreement with the temple authorities determined to chill it with the fireworks last year at Diwali, once we found a trespasser attempting to cover within our cows’ enclosure at 3am. WHO is aware of what he was up to.
You tell Pine Tree State all told the noise we have a tendency to wont to build here and with numerous individuals from alternative communities additionally coming back here, what if somebody plants a bomb or one thing.
Even when its going off, the individuals outside wouldn’t realise that one thing terrible is going on.
they might continue presumptuous that it’s all a vicinity of celebration,” same Saraswati Devi.
“It is healthier to celebrate with simplicity. That’s why nobody here applied for licences to sell fireworks, too, and no matter very little fireworks you see here straight away are bought from around Garden Road, not here.
and also the rest ar from what was left from last year.”
Mari Baba, a resident of the world, WHO had firecrackers with him, was giving them at no cost to the kids.
“I bought lots of firecrackers from behind the island cinema to distribute among the kids here.
A box of firecrackers here wont to value Rs18 solely, however I bought every for Rs80 at Garden.
Oh come on, Diwali is all concerning celebration and lighting up the night.
Why ought to we have a tendency to deprive ourselves of this opportunity to be merry?” he same.