Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated with fervor and gaiety by the people of every faith in India.
A celebration takes no time to turn to a disaster for a missing small precaution. Last year the night of Diwali turned into dark as many persons reached different hospitals of country with eye and burn injuries.
Mishandling of firecrackers can cause
- Eye injuries
- Hearing loss,
- Sleeping disturbances and
- Sudden exposure to loud noise can cause temporary or permanent deafness or even result in heart attack .
- Pets such as dogs and cats also suffer on account of firecrackers as animals have a more sensitive sense of hearing than humans.