Yes, you can gift shoes because it is the biggest festival in India where people prefer to wear traditional in India. Instead of gifting casual stylish sneakers gift them traditional Jubba shoes which they can wear with their kurtas Jubba which them feel happier with your gift.
which brand of shoes are the best in India
There are many shoes brands in India. But you are searching for traditional shoes which these are the brands given below where these traditional shoes are selling. You can easily buy them in Amazon, flipkart.