Diwali is the festival of lights,Sweets,Varieties of food..and ofcourse watching television munching all the snacks..This is the only day .... all the kids will see the sunset as they will wakeup in the early morning..atleast for me its was like that...
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South India celebrates Diwali as a viscotry of Krishna over a dangerous demon Narakasura. The rest of India celebrates Diwali as Rama’s return to his kingdom after 14 year in forest and great victory over lanka king Ravana.
The Killing of Narakasura:
Celebrated as Naraka Chaturdasi, two days before Diwali day, the demon Narakasura was killed by Lord Krishna himself. Before Narakasura's death, he requested a boon from his mother, Satyabhama (believed to be an Avatar of Bhudevi - Narakasura' mother), that everyone should celebrate his death with colorful light.
Return of Lord Sri Rama to Ayodhya:
In North People celebrate Diwali as the return of Lord Rama, King of Ayodhya, with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana to Ayodhya after a 14 year exile after killing Ravana in the war. The people of Ayodhya, lit oil lamps along the way to light their path in the darkness. This is the reason, why the festival is celebrated a day earlier in South India since Lord Rama travelled from the south to his kingdom in the north.