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This is another case which emphasizes the importance of a proper archive ( IFP) n also why we need to reopen all closed FIR ( not followed up since 1950s stating untraceble) #BringOurGodsHome
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This topic is going beyond control and as usual, knowledge is getting scattered, twitter style. Let me attempt to compile it.
Marathi Poet Ekanatha describes rocket & variety of fireworks called Chandrajyoti.
Below is the chronology since 6th century as to how crackers were being used in Bhaarata.
In KautukaChintamani, below materials were used in the manufacture of fireworks as found in the Sanskrit verses describing the formulas:
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Many asked me through DMs that why I am not tweeting on Roopa IPS issue and is it because she was a columnist in our newspaper?
No, it is because I am in my native & don't have proper network to tweet.
Adding to @TIinExile, I hav many docs in which crackers are mentioned.
Here Marathi Poet Ekanatha describes rocket & variety of fireworks called Chandrajyoti.
Below are the list of 7 types of Fireworks.
I've to point out Roopa IPS
One Haatananka is a type of Firework that can be held in the hand & emitting a glow of firey fire sparks.
2/n
Finished? No.
Below is the chronology since 6th century as to how crackers were being used in Bhaarata.
Pls don't say these are all Chinese history. In that case you don't know about about Bhaarata at all.
3/n
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Highly satisfied. Non stop one hour fire works. Majorly aerial crackers. Still on. #Deepavali

#Chennai
Best evening crackers in recent years? Colourful chennai skies in spite of so many hurdles in many ways . #Chennai
6 - 9 pm UNINTERRUPTED display - now also on but intermittent . Best #Deepavali evening in recent times . #Chennai Highly satisfying !!
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🚩 #Thread 1. Don’t be apologetic about #Deepavali  Be proud of #SanatanDharma @imVkohli
In Bengaluru alone 4lakh animals are killed on Eid which incl 10,000 large animals -cattle & camels generating 300 tons of animal waste which is buried in pits near Kogilu on cityoutskirts🚩
2. For 14 lakh Peacefullls in Bengaluru - 4 lakh animals are killed.
Even if 1 animal weighs 10 kg then can an average person eat 3 kg meat on single day ?
And mind you this includes kids& infants also. So most of the meat goes waste..🚩
3. If you conflate this number to whole of India-then imagine the number of animals killed on that single day ?
For 200 millon it must be at least 20 millon animals
& 200 millon kgs of meat & staggering 8 billon kgs of Green House gases & Carbon dioxide 🚩
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Let the ancient in you shout "Here I Am"! ❤️
Happy #Deepavali 🪔🪔
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Jai Hind! 🇮🇳
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Happy Narak Chaturdashi to all of you. The eldest member of family lights a Diya facing South Direction when all family members are inside, shows it too all corners of house and then keeps it at unknown place. With this Diya, all evil vibes too go out. #NarakChaturdashi

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#NarakChaturdashi remains one of the fewest occasions when one can pray facing South Direction. The direction of Yama, the Lord of Death and Dharma is South. Prayers are made to Yama for long life of self, near and dear ones and to avoid untimely death.
On #NarakaChaturdashi, Bhagwan Krishna and Devi Satyabhama, his wife, slew Narakasur and freed 16,100 girls captured by him. Many Deepaks are lit on Kali Chaudas (14th night on dark phase, another name of Narak Chaturdashi) to pay respect to these girls. #NarakaChaturdashi2020
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#PakHindurefugees from Jodhpur who’s verification for LTV is done
but passports of 74 have expired, renewal happens from Pakistan high commission, Delhi at 3000-5000/ per passport!
*LTV renewal application is 100/- for Pakistani Nationals, for Afghanistani& Bangladeshi, its 0 !
This #Deepavali pledge to free your Hindu brothers from the clutches of Pakistan & help settle the ones who’ve taken refuge in 🇮🇳.
As we celebrate #Deepotsav2019 lands of Hindus are being forcibly taken away by islamists in 🇵🇰@narendramodi !
84 acers of lands of these #Hindus in Pakistan is being foricbly taken over by 🇵🇰authorities!!
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
#Hinduism
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