Idiom of the Day
put down (someone) or put (someone) down
to criticize someone, to make someone feel bad
The boy is always putting down his girlfriend in front of his friends.
Diwali is the most celebrated and widely popular festivals in India. This day is considered to be very auspicious among other Hindu festivals and is a way to appreciate the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana, which is termed as a defeat of evil by good. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama defeated Ravana to get back his wife Sita, who was kidnapped by Ravana. The festival is also filled with many rituals, customs and celebrations. The festival is so popular that it is celebrated not only in India but also in the whole world.