Because the competition of Diwali approaches, a Gaushala in Punjab’s Mohali district has began to make lamps out of cow dung, which they declare are eco-friendly and extra environment friendly than others.
Talking to ANI, Pradeep Sharma, supervisor of the Gaushala stated that the lamps have been made with a mix of fuller’s earth (multani mitti) and cow dung.
“We use cow dung to make lamps with a easy course of. We add fuller’s earth with the dung. The method takes about half an hour. Including fuller’s earth ensures that the lamps don’t take up oil. This makes the lamps extra environment friendly and they’re additionally setting pleasant,” Sharma stated.
“We’re not promoting these lamps. Whoever needs to make use of them can come and accumulate from right here,” he added.
(This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.)