Diwali sparkle at old age homes in city
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At both Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha and Niwara, the worship of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, prosperity an good fortune, will be held on November 13. This will be followed by distribution of sarees, dhotis and pyjamas, besides gifts like dry fruit.
The 15 elderly citizens at private caregiver home Mauli Seva Sushrusha Kendra in Dhankawadi, Diwali is when they wait for their most-awaited guests, their family and friends. Prashant Warnan and Pallavi Warnan who are in charge of the Mauli Seva Sushrusha Kendra celebrate Diwali with them with a traditional puja and with a special Diwali menu.
"They are always the most excited about visits from their loved ones and lighting crackers. They also enjoy the special food served such as laddoo, karanji, and sev," says Prashant Warnan.