Deepavali reminds everyone of crackers. Without any age barriers people of all age groups fires crackers on Deepavali as a part of celebration. But crackers sales are not upto the mark though the festival is nearing. Sources say that the reason behind less sales in central govt imposed GST of 28% which increased the rates by 35 to 40% when compared to last year. Businessmen say that the sales of crackers gone down because of high prices and heavy rains. But the cracker shops are ready with variety of traditional and fancy crackers.