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In parts of Karnataka, at least the old-Mysore parts, there are 3+ days for Deepavali:
0. Neer tumbo habba on the zeroth day, no holiday.
1. Naraka-Chaturdashi, one of the two important days. This is considered as the Deepavali day by some communities.
2. Amavasya, in between, not so important.
3. Balipadyami, the other important day.
Therefore, schools here surely have holidays on the first and third day, with the middle one being a bonus holiday
That is ofcourse there but we are talking about Laxmi Pujan here
Last Year I was Travelling in Karnataka at Diwali time I People doing Laxmi pujan every where I was in Cities Kolar Gadag Yadgir Kodagu Feel of Diwali was same as it is in Mumbai Pune or Delhi Luknow
I was also in Tamil Nadu and Kerala few years back and it is all same
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