In Pics: Diwali the festival of lights celebrated in India

People also lit one lamp in the memory of brave Indian soldiers who have laid down their lives fighting for the country at the borders.

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Bengaluru, Oct 31: Diwali the festival of lights was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm this yea. People of all walks of life light lamps and lit up the houses.

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Special prayers were offered and this year on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi many people also lit one lamp in the memory of brave Indian soldiers who have laid down their lives fighting for the country at the borders.

Here are some pics that capture Diwali celebrations this year:

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Amritsar Illuminated Golden Temple on the occasion of Diwali in Amritsar on Sunday night. PTI

 

 

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Jaipur: Women light earthen lamps 'Diyas' at Ramchandran Ji temple on the occasion of Diwali Festival in Jaipur on Sunday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, meeting with the people from all walks of life on the occasion of Diwali at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Bhopal: Police personnel lighting lamps in a campaign "Ek Diya Shaheedon Ke Naam' during a program on the eve of Diwali festival in Bhopal on Saturday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Ahmedabad: Indian businessmen sit beside their accounts books and electronic gazette as part of a ritual to worship the Hindu deity of wealth goddess Lakshmi on Diwali, in Ahmedabad on Sunday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Ahmedabad: Hindu priests offer food items as part of a ritual to Lord Swaminarayan on the occasion of Diwali in Ahmedabad on Sunday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Guwahati: Girls light earthen lamps during Diwali at Nalini Bala Devi Girls Hostel in Guwahati on Saturday. PTI

Diwali the festival of light celebrated in India

Mathura: Devotees light lamps to celebrate Diwali at Keshev Dev temple in Mathura on Saturday. PTI

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