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Let your messages light up this Diwali

Want to see your words set a diya aflame? A digital diya burns bright in Gurgaon, merging technology with tradition.

entertainment Updated: Oct 23, 2011 00:31 IST

This Diwali, light a digital flame in the name of Mother Nature. As part of the ongoing Diwali celebrations in the Capital, Hindustan Times and Intel present a digital diya — one that will give you a chance to wish your family hi-tech style.

The diya, which is installed at Ambience Mall, Gurgaon, is a large LED wall that will keep lighting up with every Diwali greeting that is sent in. All you have to do is SMS your messages and see the diya light up, with your message displayed for everyone to see. On Friday, students of Ryan International School, who have promised to celebrate a no crackers Diwali, sent in their wishes to make the flame grow brighter. “My daughter has sent twenty messages and even posted them on her Facebook account,” says Neha Kapoor, a 47-year-old enteprenuer.

Light the flame
What: The Digital Diya
Where: Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
On till: October 26
How to send in your wishes for the diya: SMS "INTEL <NAME> <DIWALI-WISH>" to 54242