The night before...
Anjali broke all records. Slept 1 hour 10 mintues in the morning and decided that her birthday means party. So she played till 10pm after which mummy lost patience carried the indignant imp into the bedroom, daddy turned off the lights and closed the door before putting her to sleep.
Then the rest of the family began to work.
Daddy hung mango leaves in front of the house
Mummy took pictures
Granma put kolams
Granpa went to sleep