Pain and suffering are a part of human existence. But sometimes, it's the cruelty of others that results in many a lives becoming horror stories. Of life's many miseries, here are the worst kind of things some have had to face in their lifetime. These stories might just make you think if kindness still exists in this world, and where was it lost when these horrors happened.

These tales have been written from the perspective of an innocent animal caught in the horror that we have turned our beautiful festival into. These are stories your pets, or even the dogs in your street will tell you every Diwali. Don't be the one to add to their miseries, think.

To know about people's tales of horror on Diwali, watch the video below:

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