|Diwali Fireworks sale picks up in Sivakasi|
21st October 2013
Diwali Fireworks sale picks up in Sivakasi
As Diwali is nearing, sales picks up for fireworks traders last one week, in Sivakasi. Diwali crackers buyers from various States, cities, towns and villages are eager in visiting fireworks showrooms and buying the fancy items in fireworks. For last one week, due to increase in floating population in the town, there was high traffic jam in the major roads, at all the times. All the fireworks shops and showrooms were overcrowded. Everyone carrying fireworks gift boxes and diwali crackers with big smile on their face, with 20 to 25% discount.
Whenever festivals such as Navaratri, Diwali, Christmas or New Year’s Day approach, Gift shops in Sivakasi start concentrating on the sale of festival-related articles. Sivakasi shop owners procure articles such as colourful roll cap toys price ranging from Rs.20/- to Rs.750/- and other decorating materials, well in advance of the Diwali festival. A visit to some of the gift shops in Sivakasi Bazar showed Colourful toy guns in various sizes being hung in front of the shops, and shoppers busy buying them.