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Happy Diwali!

Yesterday was Diwali, perhaps the biggest Hindu festival of the year, and certainly the most fire-cracker intensive. It sounded like a war zone in my neighborhood last night, and the air was thick was the smoke of burst crackers. The smoke crept through my balcony and entered my bedroom as well; viewed from the other side of the room, my curtains started to look distinctly hazy. And the fire-cracker bombardment continued. Continue reading