SOUND: Avoid excessively loud crackers near residential areas, especially when people are asleep since it can lead to high blood pressure and heart attacks in extreme cases Doctors advise people with an ischemic heart disease and hypertension to wear cotton earplugs
SMOKE: Patients with respiratory ailments should avoid going out
In case you are surrounded by smoke, use a damp cloth or mask to prevent inhaling the smoke
LIGHT: Proximity to firecrackers can cause temporary blinding and lead to falls and panic Blink regularly and rest your eyes at regular intervals
BURNS: Keep a bucket of water handy and seek medical opinion after first aid and pour water on the burning area. Then apply a aloe vera cream or an antibiotic ointment. In case of second-or third-degree burns, never put water on the wound. Visit doctor immediately If it is a flame burn, cover the person with a thick blanket till the flame dies away
In keeping with tradition, children build a replica of the Sajjangad fort as part of Diwali festivities.