DIWALI ’20 – THE MOST-AWAITED TIME OF THE YEAR AT NEED BASE INDIA
India is a land of diversity. Different festivals are celebrated in a grand manner by the people. Of all, Diwali is a popular festival celebrated across our country, with pomp and joy, and children are an essential element, who make celebrations lively, any day.Need Base India is an organisation for children,where festivals are celebrated with high spirits, fostering the sense of unity and togetherness, at the same time, appreciating the diverse culture and customs, our country has to offer.
In addition to the festivities, every kid looks forward to one day every year, filled with fond memories, which is the ‘Children’s Day’. It is celebrated on the 14th of every November, in memory of Chacha Nehru, on his birthday! Diwali and Children’s Day, both fell on the same day this year, and kids were beyond excited, to celebrate the two occasions.
Diwali,is all about new clothes and fireworks, andenthusiastic kids, make the day more vibrant, adding life to celebrations. Donning a pleasant smile on their awaiting faces,children were dolled up innew, bright, festive attires and undoubtedly, fire crackers werethereal excitement to their eyes.
Diwali is celebrated, not just for one day. Preparations start weeks before and go on, in full swing. Senior girls eagerly awaited their meets with the teachers and younger sisters, to share happy moments and exhilarating experiences. The atmosphere at home, was high on festive and social spirits, fostering a sense of togetherness, amongst everyone.
With diyas lit and prayers recited, the kids of the group were delighted by the dances performed by home girls. That feeling of joy and satisfaction as seen in their sparkling eyes, was unexplainable.A day well spent, Diwali, ‘The festival of lights’ celebrated at NBI homes, definitely spreads happiness, smiles and positivity.