Diwali crackers

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The most important part of Diwali celebrations is  the crackers. Diwali crackers hold a charm for both young and old alike. Despite a growing anti cracker movement and people campaigning against the use of crackers, there is no such dip in its popularity during diwali. Actually the sales jumps to a new height every year. Diwali crackers such as the rocket flies high and burst opens into an umbrella of colorful embers, people from the ground watch this stunning scene in admiration. The children loves crackers the most and  quickly light up a diwali crackers like fire wheel which dances on the floor, just as a couple of loud bombs go off in the background. Every year Diwali arrive in all its sound and glitter of diwali crackers. Each year on the dark night of Diwali, diwali crackers of diverse colors and sounds fill the skies heralding India favorite festival.

Diwali or Deepavali in Sanskrit means, a row of lamps and diwali crackers have now become a major part of Diwali celebrations. Diwali crackers form a large part of the Diwali budget in households. These diwali crackers come in different varieties from the delightfully image ones to the ear deafening noisy ones. Tradition says that the lighting of homes with lights and the skies with diwali crackers is an expression of curtsy to the heavens for the attainment of health, wealth, knowledge, peace and prosperity. Another possible reason and a more scientific one for lighting diwali crackers is that the smoke produced by them kill insects and mosquitoes found aplenty after the rains.

The typical varieties of diwali crackers include the mild flower pots, the electric crackers, the popular ground wheel (commonly called as charka), the high flying rockets, the favourite sparklers and of course the volatile and ear deafening bombs. The colorful twin angles, a new applicant in the diwali crackers market has caught the fancy of many customers. A combination of all the above diwali crackers makes a fashionable festive package which delights young and old alike.

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