23 October 2014. Indians are celebrating Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival, by lighting earthen lamps, bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets. For Hindus around the world, the celebration revolves around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals.

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Diwali/Deepavali - National Holiday in India, Singapore and Malaysia

  • Over 70% of all firecrackers used during Diwali come from the town of Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu.

Diwali-Fireworks - International Business Times

 

Sivakasi-units - The Times of India

 

Fireworks factory All around Sivakasi you can see similar industrial facilities.

 

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