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Diwali begins in Konkan and Goa on the day of Naraka Chaturdashi. The houses are cleaned and decorated with Kandil, lamps, mango leaves, and marigold flowers.
The utensils are made to shine, filled with water, and decorated for the holy bath the following morning.
On this day, paper-made effigies of Narakasura, filled with grass and firecrackers symbolising evil, are made.
These effigies are burnt at around four o'clock in the morning the following day.
A bitter berry called as kareet is crushed under the feet in token of killing Narkasur, symbolising evil and removal of ignorance.
Women wear colourful clothing and new jewellery, and their hands are decorated with henna designs.