An explosion took place in a small makeshift fireworks factory of Sisendi village in
Mohanlalganj area on last Saturday morning.
The cause of the blast was still being investigated by the local police, it is probability
cased by improper handling, the factory owner was also killed on the outskirts of Lucknow
city, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, there are also several seriously injured undergoing
treatment in hospitals.
The factory was producting fireworks for the upcoming festival of Diwali on October, it is
also known as the “festival of lights”，Diwali is an ancient Hindu five-day festival, it is celebrated all across India, there are many different mythological traditions, and there are also big fireworks displays, the festival is celebrated by Jains and Sikhs, as well as Hindus, it is the most popular and important festival in South Asia. For Hindus people, the Diwali marks the commencement of the new year.
In India, people have been using fireworks for more than five hundred years. A great Indian fireworks show takes place during the religious celebration of Diwali, every autumn.