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Diwali celebrated in Tamil Nadu with traditional fervour

 2015-11-10 04:43:34.0

Diwali_Mathura_PTI_240_1 Chennai: �Diwali was celebrated in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday with children and adults bursting crackers and offering prayers. People had the special sesame oil bath and wore new clothes. There was a brief spell of rain early in the morning that slightly delayed the bursting of crackers. However, the sky soon cleared.�"We got up early. After an initial round of cracker bursting we had our bath. Then the second round of cracker bursting started," J. Muralidharan, a public sector employee, told IANS. Neighbours exchanged sweets, savouries and the special Diwali Leghium - a herbal jam. The temples also saw a sizeable number of devotees to offer prayers on this special day. (IANS)

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