Deepavali sees the return of his family after 2 years | Bangalore News
“Almost 10 to 12 families get together. To avoid traffic jams and other logistical problems, we are finalizing a multipurpose hall and we meet there for each festival. We are all delighted to see each other again now, ”he said, adding that all family members eligible for vaccination have received their two doses. The family members reside in different parts of the city like Sadashivanagar, Rajajinagar, etc. He said they were all delighted to meet after such a long interval. “We will all remain cautious. But the joy of seeing his family in person, on a special occasion, is beyond measure, ”he added. Like Nilesh, several Bengalurians challenge their fear of the virus and this time meet their family. Many say vaccinations and reduced travel restrictions have made it easy and safe to meet with family members.Sushma Kumar, a technician residing in Banaswadi, will visit her elderly grandparents in Davanagere after two years. The last time she saw them was for the festival in 2018. “In 2019 I was traveling out of the country for work and in 2020 the pandemic happened. I will finally celebrate this festival with my family, ”she said. Sushma said that for every festival before this, either there were travel restrictions or a family member would be ill, forcing him to put his travel plans aside. “I celebrated Holi, Dasara and all the other festivals alone or virtually, ”she added.
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