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Diwali – The Big Festival For Indian Entrepreneurs

Everyone knows that Diwali is the busiest time of the year for most retailers to generate highest revenue. As much as it’s a time of participating in family traditions, it also offers a huge commercial opportunity for businesses, vendors and retailers that cater to the needs of the Indian community.


Diwali falls in the month of October or November each year. We, Indians celebrate the fiesta with lavish meals, elegant house decoration, lighting clay lamps, fireworks, exchanging sweets and so much more. In Indian community it is also the classic gift-giving occasion. Individuals, SMEs and large corporate companies get all set to bang bang.

Also known as a ‘festival of lights’, ‘row of lamps’, Diwali is a five-days festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world:

The 1st day, 05 Nov: Dhanteras

The 2nd Day, 06 Nov: Naraka Chaturdashi (Chhoti Diwali)

The 3rd day, 07 Nov: Diwali

The 4th day, 08 Nov: Gudi Padwa, Vishvakarma Day & Govardhan Puja

The 5th day, 09 Nov: Bhai Dooj

Dhanteras and Diwali: Auspicious days to start a business venture

Synonymous to wealth, this festival has so much to do with business i.e. Dhanteras- Dhan means ‘wealth’ and teras indicates ‘the thirteenth day’.

Dhanteras holds special significance for the business community. From the ancient times, it is believed that starting a business brings assured success.

Also it’s considered a good day to buy new things such as gold and silver jewelry, kitchen and home appliances. Other items like pooja accessories, brass, metallic, fiber or wooden idols of gods and goddesses and sweets for near and dear ones.

The day of Diwali is considered auspicious for inaugurations of new homes, business deals or for starting any new ventures, projects and shopping.

It is the last day of financial year in traditional Hindu business and entrepreneurs perform Pujan on this day on the new books of accounts.

GetDistributors wishes all wealth, prosperity, success, the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. Happy Diwali Dear Entrepreneurs!

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