Diwali gift ideas: Choose handmade to help a cause, spread the wealth
A look at some thoughtful Diwali gift ideas for the evolved consumer
Choosing Diwali gifts has become a task these days. When I was growing up in Chennai, it was a simple process. On Diwali morning, my brother and I would take plates of home-made sweets and savouries to neighbours after the traditional oil bath. Our neighbourhood “maamis" would return the favour with home-made snacks that we devoured. That was it.