Mohali NGO creates idols, earthen lamps using cow dung as Diwali nears

Mohali (Punjab), Nov 1 (ANI): As the festival of Diwali is approaching, an NGO in Mohali, Gauri Shankar Sewa Dal started making idols and earthen lamps out of cow dung. Ramesh Sharma, its Director said, “We have 1000 cows each in our cowsheds in Chandigarh & Mohali. We decided to utilise the cow dung & used to make sticks & flower pots. We don't intend to sell these idols. People come to us & take them. If they want to pay we ask them to feed cows with the amount.”