143 Words Short Paragraph on Diwali for kids

Diwali is a festival of lights. It is one of the most loved festivals of the Hindus. It is generally celebrated in the month of October or November. It is celebrated because it was on this day that Lord Rama returned to his kingdom after 14 years of exile along with his wife Sita and brother Laxman after killing the demon, Ravana. About a week before the festival, people start cleaning their house a decorating it with paper cuttings and lights everybody buys new clothes, exchange sweets and make varieties of sweets on diwali. In the evening, people light up earthen lamps and candles to illuminate their houses. Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth are worshipped on Diwali. Children light fire crackers and sparklers in their home. Everyone enjoys this festival very much. It brings joy and happiness to all.