Celebrations for Diwali are filled with feasts, dancing and fireworks — but it's important to stay healthy and safe during the festivities.
It's easy to overeat with so much food on offer, for example, but it's possible to enjoy everything the feasting has to offer while also taking care of your health.
It just involves making simple tweaks to how you celebrate. You can:
You should also take extra care with fireworks if you're around them during Diwali.
To stay safe, watch fireworks from a distance. If you’re lighting fireworks or firecrackers at home, light them from a distance to avoid accidents or burns, and follow any instructions.
Quote of the day
The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals.
Siddharth Katragadda, writer