Diwali 2018 in photos: India celebrates with lights, sky lanterns, rangolis

People light earthen lamps on the banks of River Saryu during 'Deepotsav'

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Indian and Pakistani army men pose for a group photograph after exchanging sweets on the occasion of Diwali festival, in Poonch

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Students create a rangoli to celebrate Diwali festival in Guwahati

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Children dressed as Lord Ram and Sita take a selfie during 'Diwali' celebrations

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An artist dressed as Lord Hanuman dances during a religious procession on the occasion of 'Hanuman Jayanti'

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Army soldiers hold earthen lamps near the LoC as they celebrate Diwali festival in Sunderbani district

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An illuminated Akshardham Temple on the occasion of Diwali festival

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A view of the Golden Temple illuminated on the eve of Diwali festival in Amritsar

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The BSE lit up for Diwali in Mumbai on Tuesday. The markets will open for muharat trading on Wednesday

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Photo: Kamlesh D Pednekar

 

People release a sky lantern (hot air baloon) during Kali puja and Diwali celebrations at a house in Kolkata   

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