Diwali celebrated with fervour in Jammu

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Jammu Oct 28 (UNI) Amid tight security, the 'festival of lights', Diwali, was celebrated today with fervour and enthusiasm in the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

Attired in new clothes, hundreds of people thronged temples and offered prayers while sweets were exchanged among friends and relatives.

Children, elders, youths celebrated the occasion by bursting crackers.

However, tight security arrangements were made in and around the temples and the sensitive areas of the city.

The shopkeepers remained busy as huge rush of customers were seen purchasing candles, crackers, flowers and the other items as a mark of festivity.

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