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DIWALI 2016 - students in North India run anti- fire cracker campaign



Diwali is one of the major festivals of Hinduism. It spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.

In recent years there has been a growing opposition to the use of fire crackers as part of the Diwali celebrations due to factors such as growing environmental awareness, rising cost of living and traffic congestion. Anti-cracker campaigns run by schools, resident welfare associations and local groups have resulted in a 20 per cent decline in sales over the past five years.

Over 200 Presentation students along with teachers marched with banners on the roads of Chandni Chowk, requesting all to celebrate a safe Diwali by lighting diyas (oil lamps) and not burning crackers.

Government ministers were accompanied by Sr. Martha (Local Animator), Sr. Jyoti (Principal) and Sr. Amelina (Vice Principal) on the march.

The students used posters and slogans to draw attention to the noise and air pollution caused by crackers. They presented a Nukkad Natak (street play) depicting the ill effects crackers to people and the environment and encouraging all to celebrate Diwali – the festivals of lights- with lighted lamps and not crackers.


Beena Thomas
Programme Coordinator
Presentation Convent Sr. Sec. School
Delhi- 110 006


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