City markets offer eco-friendly Diwali products


Diwali is all about the light that chases away darkness from our lives and the victory of good over evil. Grand celebrations, good food and family get-togethers are essential parts of the festival. But above all, it’s the time when people decorate their homes with candles, diyas, decorative lights and other assorted items. No wonder, Bhubaneswar residents are going shopping for all things associated with Diwali — decorative items and of course, firecrackers. The exhibition of terracotta products, which the government organises ahead of the festival, becomes a big draw for residents. We went around town to find out what’s available at the exhibition and in markets to help you decorate your home this Diwali. Here’s the lowdown.