Diwali Saturday, 14 Nov 2020
Diwali is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. Known as the ‘festival of light’, Diwali is marked with much excitement and gusto every year. This year it will be celebrated on November 14.
According to the Hindu calendar, it is observed on the day of ‘amavasya’ or new moon, the 15th day of Kartik. As it starts at the end of the cropping season, Diwali is often associated with wealth and prosperity. It is also known as Deepavali and celebrated across the country in the autumn season.