The aroma of sweets. The hugs of family and friends. The sound of crackers. The comfort of new clothes. The beauty of the night sky. The laughter of children. Yes, it is Diwali again. While Milaap was reading about how people celebrated Diwali, we came across these truly heartening stories of slightly different celebrations. Be it the environment or children that they are helping, these folks have spread the Diwali joy further afield! Celebs go green this Diwali with eco-friendly lanterns from ThaneMumbaikar who wants to support a green initiative this Diwali? Go the celeb way with lanterns made of cloth, thread, jute and cane. NGO helps light up Diwali for orphansSweets and crackers aplenty? These folks have spared a thought for those who have none, and have brightened up their Diwali! Good Samaritans cheer up the hapless during DiwaliIt’s true that celebrations are sweeter when shared. Who better to share it with, than those who have no other way to celebrate? A Diwali with a DifferenceAn invitation to explore the gardens at Raj Bhavan gave these differently abled children a firecracker of a celebration! Do you want to do something for someone deserving now? Click here, and we’ll tell you how.
Here’s what happens when Diwali goes beyond the lights