The fourth day of Diwali Padva was celebrated in the city today. We hope New Year brings you encouraging news, refreshing ideas, positive outlook and noble thoughts. Keep the lights of your soul shining. Happy Diwali ! The fourth day of Diwali Padva or Varsha Pratipada falls on the 1st day of the lunar month of Kartik. It marks the coronation of King Vikramaditya and Vikaram-Samvat was started from this Padva day. Also as per one story in Hindu Mythology, on Kartik Pratipada, Lord Vishnu in form of Vaman Avatara killed King Bali who had imprisoned Shri Lakshmi and other deities. On this day after the Lakshmi Poojan, most families celebrate the New Year by wearing new clothes, jewelry and visiting family members and business colleagues to give them sweets, dry fruits and gifts. On this day wife performs a special puja for her husband, who in return offers a gift as a token of love & affection. With cameraperson Vikrant Baile, Vrushali Chitre for NMTV News.
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