With one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, Diwali is just around the corner. Everyone is busy making their festival plans, scheduling holidays and collating a list of people who have to be gifted this year. With every passing year we’re running out of different gift options, so to make your work easier we’ve compiled a list of few unique gifting items which are deeply connected to Nashik and will win your guests.
1.Box of Raisins: Raisins can be a good alternative to those over fried, oily snacks and artificially made sweets. Subproduct of superior grapes of Nashik, These little-dried grapes are very good for your health.
Where to find: Dry fruits stores, Farmers marker, Old Nashik.
2.Assorted Local Chiwda/ Snacks: Nashik has an array of local brands who supply various kinds of snacks made from rice puffs, pea nuts, and spices. These assorted packs of namkeens will be a winner for tea time snacks and those late Diwali fun nights.
Where to find: Popular retail shops.
3. Copper Vessels: Copper vessels used to be an important part of our tradition, Copper is a great conductor of heat and it purifies water. So copper vessels used to carry a great importance in our various rituals and use widely in households.
Where to find: Bhandi Bazar, Saraf Bazar.
4. Clay Pots: Made purely from nature, This pots can be used for cooking, serving food and for lighting. They are very economical and helps sustain the Eco-friendliness around us. These clay pots are livelihood of many families so buying these also helps the local economy.
Where to find: Kumbhawada, Old Nashik.
5. Wine: Slightly off beat for festival gifting, but this new identity of Nashik can be a very decent gift option during Diwali dinners and family get together. Perfect to send across borders to your loved ones.