An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP
An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP

India’s latest ‘boycott China’ move involves cow dung Diwali lights

  • A campaign is urging patriotic Indians celebrating the Festival of Lights to swap cheap Chinese LEDs for oil lamps made out of cow dung
  • Move will affect an industry worth billions of rupees, while its backers say it will also be good for the environment

Topic |   China-India relations
An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP
An Indian girl lights an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, in Ahmedabad. Photo: AP
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