Diwali or Deepavali, the festival of lights which is one of the major Hindu festivals is celebrated in all the parts of India during the month of October or November. This year Diwali falls on Sunday, October 30th, 2016. Celebration of Diwali includes millions of lights shining in the sky, deepams lighted outside doors and windows. The festival excitement and rituals usually extend over five days, but the main festival night of Diwali corresponds with the darkest, new moon night of the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika.