Diwali Celebration in Sirmaur HP
Diwali is one of the famous festivals of the country which is celebrated across the every state of the country. This festival every year celebrated in the month of October or November or 21 days after Dussehra festival. But Diwali celebration in the Sirmaur district is unique and is different from other part of country. This Diwali I visit one of friend's houses who lived in this district. There I saw how these peoples celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm and happiness. Here in this article we are talking about the details information that how these peoples celebrates this festival and what is the main attraction of the festival. The further details regarding the festival are given below in the article. You can also comment regarding the article.
Diwali celebration in Sirmaur
Here we are talking about how peoples of Sirmaur district celebrate the Diwali festival. This year Diwali Festival was celebrated on 3rd November. On the morning of the Diwali peoples clean their houses and most of the peoples painted their house with new colors and buy different things on that day because they think this is the best time and also company will give some discount as well as bumper gift to the customers.
In the afternoon the children brings the bundles of the grass and collect in a single place, children of single village collect grass together. This grass will be burn on the nest day in the early morning. In the evening peoples burns candles and light in their house and children burn the fire crackers in the night. They give sweets to each other in the village and eat the foods in the night. In the diner they eat special dishes which you will found only this district which is known as "Shitaku" and also sweet known as "Shakri".
On the next day, in the early morning about 3 am peoples of the village wake up and collect together in temple. They bring a bundle of wood and burn it with fire and go to the oldest temple of the village there dance and sing local Nati, after that they go to the 2nd oldest temple of the village their they dance with enthusiasm and finally they go the place where they collects the grass and burn it and put the bundle of woods into this fire and burn so many crackers. And then they return to the temples. The men and women of the village then dance on the Nati for about an hour and they go back to the home.
In the afternoon the peoples of the village again together and dance on the Nati which will continue till the evening. The men and women of the village together dance in the ground. The children of the village also dance and fire cracker. This is how peoples of the Sirmaur enjoy the festival and in some villages they also celebrate Diwali on the next day.
Main attraction of the Festival
The main attraction of the festival is eatable things which they eat during the festival. The other main attraction is firing of the Grass and bundles of the wood in the early morning and dancing of peoples on Nati in the afternoon. These are the main things which you'll definitely see when you visit during the Diwali festival in this district.
How to reach
Sirmaur district is connected to other parts of the country by National Highway (NH), you can also reach this district by train as well aero plane. This district is situated in the middle of the Solan, Chandigarh and Dehradun.
So when you visit than always see the Diwali festival celebration of these peoples. Here are so many places for the wondering. So we can say that it is a good place for the wondering.