No to crackers, Yes to life

[frame src=”http://neeranjali.com/b/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/diwali-diya.jpg” width=”300″ height=”300″ lightbox=”on” title=”Diwali” align=”left” ] Diwali or Deepavali which is also known as “the festival of lights” is considered to be one of the biggest festivals in India.The festival is mainly associated with the process of lighting lamps at doorsteps. Though the main purpose of this festival is to welcome Goddess Lakshmi for success, fortune and prosperity.

Diwali is truly a symbol of happiness and joy. We have always celebrated Diwali in joyful ways but these joyful ways most of the times become a problem to our own future. The environment! Do we ever think before burning the crackers what are they doing to our environment? Nevertheless. Let’s talk about something we can do instead of burning crackers.

A lot of things are there that you can do to gain immense happiness. The best part is that these things would keep you happy for a longer period of time, which you can never get by burning crackers. Why do not you share some nice ideas to celebrate this Diwali in a better way so that we can ultimately celebrate this celebration called LIFE? Share your idea in just one line that comes to your mind to celebrate Diwali without fire crackers. You can share photos or small videos keeping in mind this factor in Facebook or Twitter.

You need to tell us your idea in any of the following ways.

1. Post on our Facebook page about the idea.

2. Post an image on our Facebook page describing your idea.

3. You can also tweet about it Just mention #YesToLife and direct it to @NeeranjaliNGO.

You never know, your idea may win you an attractive prize.

Well for those who still think why we shouldn’t burn the crackers? Here is a bit of explanation.

You might think how would it affect Nature and life, if you burn a little amount of cracker? It would not have really mattered if you were the only one who is doing so. However, this is not the scenario. You also know it very well that there are innumerable people like you who burn crackers. What you may not be aware of is the dangerous effects of burning cracker. Hence, you need to get enlightened on this topic so that you can enlighten others as well. Fireworks results in the release of highly toxic substances like copper, cadmium, lead, magnesium, sodium, zinc, nitrate and nitrite. This can lead to serious ailments like respiratory problems, anemia, kidney damage, vomiting, coma, cancer, hearing loss to name a few. The problem is worse with people who are already suffering from critical diseases as it would only aggravate their problem.

The only way to reduce air and noise pollution from the reckless use of fire crackers is to create awareness about the ill effects. So, join hands and let’s share the message as much as we can!

We would also be sharing some of the ideas on how you can celebrate Diwali without burning crackers and using your money and time in much better ways.

Let’s Say No to Crackers and Yes to Life!

Team Neeranjali

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