Dwarka: It is that time of the year with the high rises are adorned with beautiful fairy lights and even the markets are decorated with flowers, diyas and more. The festival of lights, Diwali is finally here and after two years of restrictive celebration, the occasion has made a comeback with all its glory this time.
Alongside food, cloth and imitation jewellery, you definitely need some festive supplies. The Ramphal Chowk market in Dwarka is all decked up for the festive season, ready to serve you with anything you need for this Diwali. Here are some items available in the market which you can buy-
After a mandatory clean-up session of your home before Diwali, you will be needing home decor items to make your home look presentable to the guests. The Ramphal Chowk market has a huge variety of beautiful decorative pieces for this Diwali, from fake flowers, ribbons, rangoli colours, handcrafted idols to Diwali special stickers. You can get everything here to decorate your home in this market.
Lights and Diyas
The festival of lights is incomplete without, well, lights. One of the most important element of home decor during Diwali are candles and diyas. For that, the market offers a variety of LED lights, diyas and candles. With Diwali quickly approaching, it is high time you start decorating your house with LED lights from now. You can buy floating candles, with a variety of designs and colours in the Ramphal Chowk market.
Every Diwali is incomplete without Rangoli. You can get the colours for rangoli in packets or small bottles with a narrow opening for comfortable usage in this market. You can also buy stencils for Rangoli to make it easier for you. To pop your rangoli, you can also buy glitters. 100 grams of rangoli color is available at rupees 20.
Goddess Laxmi and God Ganesh are worshipped on the day of Diwali. If you need their clay idols for this Diwali Puja, you can get them at Ramphal Chowk market.
Irrespective of how polluting firecrackers are, people still cannot control themselves to celebrate Diwali without them. The green crackers are a comparatively eco friendly alternative for the regular firecrackers. There are five to six types of these crackers available in the market. Vendors assure that these are kids friendly.
Giving gifts to loved ones is a common practice on Diwali. If you are bored with regular 'soan papdi', you can opt for Diwali Hampers available in the market. The hampers include packets of snacking items and juice which start from rupees 250. Priya Attre, a vendor in the market who has set up her hampers stall in the market, says "This is the first time I have put up a stall in the market. I am offering Diwali Hampers starting from Rupees 250 which goes upto 1200". There are trays of dry fruit hampers available at a cost of rupees 1,125.