Diwali shopping in Bengaluru: Markets draw huge crowds

The festival of lights is here & Bengalureans are turning up in large numbers to shop for the festival. Markets, in particular, are witnessing huge crowds. Despite the pandemic, people are hoping to take home the essentials for the festivities.

Diyas & declarative items are in high demand & so are flowers & other items for the pooja at home. While Diwali shopping in the past was a family affair now most ppl are preferring to have just one or two members of the family step out while the elders & children remain home.

Times Now visited one such market in Marathahalli and here is what we found.