Chennai, November 4 Even though the rains hampered many Diwali celebrations in Tamil Nadu, the North Indian community of Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy and other major cities in the state celebrated the Festival of Lights with pomp and size.
The Marwari community originally from Rajasthan in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and other cities celebrated the festival.
In Ashok Nagar, members of the Marwari community gathered in a hall. Dressed in their best clothes, enjoying vegetarian food, they were seen dancing to the tune of Bollywood acts.
Speaking to Hemant Kumar, a pawnshop in Parry’s, Chennai, and who remains in Sarvamangala settlement, Ashok Nagar, said: âDiwali was not celebrated properly last year because of Covid, but this year we celebrate it with pomp and grandeur. The two children and the adults dance to the sound of good music and we have a blast. “.
The Jain community, scattered across several neighborhoods in Coimbatore, also joined in the festivities in the upscale Saibaba Colony neighborhood in Coimbatore.
Ajit Jain, who runs a textile distribution company in Coimbatore, said: âDiwali, the festival of lights, is a festival that we never miss and we celebrate it with maximum pomp. While our roots are in Delhi, me and my siblings were born and raised here as our family is into traditional textile distribution. The whole community gathered in this colony to celebrate it. Dancing, music, partying, cracking cookies, and partying are a must-have part of the celebration besides special prayers. “
While there are restrictions in place regarding cracker bursting, most communities burst crackers within the allotted time frame.
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