Diwali is the celebration of Guru Nanak being released from Gwalior Fort. It is known as Bandi Chorr Divas.
West Bengal celebrates Kali Puja on Diwali. It is Shyama Puja and is the second-most popular festival in the east.
Cities like Ayodhya and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh celebrate Dev Deepawali with lakhs of diyas lit on the ghats of river Ganga.
Gujarati people celebrate Kali Chaudas, New year and Laxmi Puja by relishing delicious food and bursting loads of crackers.
Maharashtra celebrates Diwali cha Padva from Dhanteras to Bhau Beej and this festival seems incomplete to them without "Faralachi Thali".
Goa celebrates Diwali by burning effigies of Asur or Demon Narakasur.
Temples are lit with numerous diyas and people visit each other's houses to greet, wish and have a nice get together.
Tamilians take oil bath before sunrise, perform puja, make Kolam rangolis and visit temples.
How is Diwali celebrated at your place?