October is known as a month of festivals in India. In different parts of India a number of festivals take place in this month. Navratri is a major festival that mostly takes place in the north East Indian states. However, the rituals and events vary from one state to another. The Navratri that takes place during September- October is called Sharad navratri. This nine day long festival which is based on concept of the win of good over evil forces, is celebrated by millions of women and men, across diverse age groups. The festivities involve wearing new clothes, exchanging gifts, dancing and lighting fireworks etc.
Gift ideas for Navratri
In Navratri, people take leaves for reuniting with folks at home and meet family members. A lot of people working in other parts of India, return to their native states during this festival. They also buy different types of gifts for family and friends for this purpose.
Below listed are some Navratri gift ideas you can pick from:
Sweets and chocolates- While a lot of people buy gift hampers comprising of chocolates and sweets for Navratri, you can be a little different! For example, you can buy exotic dark chocolates and get them wrapped in baskets adorned with pretty flowers. You may also place order for a gift basket comprising of dark chocolate and dry fruits. There are sites where you can customize such gifts.
Home appliances- Based on your budget, you can gift your family members a home appliance this Navratri as well. This will be something they can use all over the year. Think a little and analyze the situation and needs of your family. If your parents have respiratory issues, buying an air purifier can be of great help. If your mother is fond of cooking and love experimenting with dishes, you may gift her air fryer or a microwave on this occasion. Alternatively, a food processor can fit the bill.