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A devotee lights earthen lamps at the illuminated Golden Temple on the occasion of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikh religion, in Amritsar.

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Kedar Ghat decorated with earthen lamps on the occasion of 'Dev Deepawali' festival, in Varanasi.

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Devotees light earthen lamps during Dev Deepawali festival on the banks of River Ganga, in Kolkata.

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Devotees light candles on the occasion of 'Dev Deepawali' festival, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Kedar Ghat decorated with earthen lamps on the occasion of 'Dev Deepawali' festival, in Varanasi.

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Devotees light earthen lamps on the occasion of 'Dev Deepawali' festival, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Residents light earthen lamps on the occasion of 'Kartika Purnima' near Banganga Tank, in Mumbai.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah and family members light earthen lamps for members of security forces on the auspicious occasion of 'Diwali', in New Delhi.

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People light earthen lamp (Diyas) on the occasion of 'Diwali', in Thrippunithura

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lights an earthen lamp during 'Diwali' festival celebrations, in Patna.

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An artisan paints an earthen lamp ahead of Diwali festival, after the inauguration of 'Hunar Haat', in New Delhi.

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A potter makes an earthen lamp at his home workshop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Jammu.

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A potter makes earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Kolkata.

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People purchase earthen oil lamps and pots for Diwali at Kumbharwada, Dharavi in Mumbai.

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Potters arrange clay lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival at Kumbharwada, Dharavi in Mumbai.

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A potter collects dried earthen lamps ahead of the Diwali festival, at Kotturu Tadepalli village near Vijayawada.

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A potter arranges earthen lamps on a hearth to harden them, ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Ahmedabad.

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A woman carries earthen lamps to dry them ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Ahmedabad.

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A potter carries earthen lamps to dry ahead of Diwali festival, in Prayagraj.

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Members of a family involved in pottery sort earthen lamps outside their residence, ahead of Diwali festival, in Dhanbad.

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A roadside vendor selling earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi. People buy earthen lamps to decorate their homes during Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights which will be celebrated on Nov 14.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi. People buy earthen lamps to decorate their homes during Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights which will be celebrated on Nov 14.

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A woman makes Hatri diyas, which are used by Sindhi community for worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, ahead of the festival of Diwali, in Thane.

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Mumbai's Dharavi, recognized as Asia's largest slum and lately was the Covid Hotspot from the entire country, is presently taking a relief as Kumbharwada in Dharavi, is engaged in preparing earthen lamps to brighten the whole city of Mumbai.

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Mumbai's Dharavi, recognized as Asia's largest slum and lately was the Covid Hotspot from the entire country, is presently taking a relief as Kumbharwada in Dharavi, is engaged in preparing earthen lamps to brighten the whole city of Mumbai.

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Vendors selling earthen pots wait for customers ahead of Karva Chauth festival, in Jammu.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of the Diwali festival, at Village Maloya in Chandigarh.

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A potter makes an earthen lamp ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gorakhpur.

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Potters make earthen lamps at their home workshop, ahead of the Diwali festival, in Amritsar. Diwali will be celebrated across the country on November 14.

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A potter paints earthen lamps at her home workshop, ahead of the Diwali festival, in Amritsar. Diwali will be celebrated across the country on November 14.

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An elderly-woman decorates an earthen lamp to sell for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Jammu.

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Devotees light earthen lamps and candles in the premises of Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple) on the occasion of 416th anniversary of the installation of Guru Granth Sahib, in Amritsar.

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A vendor selling candles and earthen lamps waits for customers during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Guwahati. PM Modi had on Friday urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on April 5 to display the country's "collective resolve" to defeat coronavirus.

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People buy earthen lamps to light them at 9pm on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to express togetherness against COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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KozhA man arranges earthen lamps at his shop during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Kozhikode. PM Modi urged people to switch off lights of their homes at 9 pm for nine minutes on April 5 and light up lamps, candles, mobile flashlights to display the nation's collective spirit to defeat coronavirus.

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Devotees light lamps at Panch Ganga Ghat, a stairway leading down to a body of water, during during Dev Deepawali festival in Varanasi. All the river fronts, or ghats, of the Ganges come alive with thousands of brightly lit earthen lamps during this festival. The ancient city of Varanasi is one of the top pilgrimage sites and millions of pilgrims gather annually here for ritual bathing and prayers on the banks of the Ganges.

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Students of Cotton University decorating Rangoli with Diyas (earthern lamps) on the occasion of Diwali festival in Guwahati.

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A map of India recreated using earthen lamps on the occasion of Diwali at Sonipat.

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Women light earthen lamps at lord Ramchandra Ji Temple on the occasion of Diwali Festival, in Jaipur.

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A potter gives finishing touches to goddess Lakshmi ahead of Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter stacks earthen lamps in an oven ahead of Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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Potters collect dried earthen lamps, being prepared for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter collects dried earthen lamps, being prepared for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter carries earthen lamps to dry for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter carries earthen lamps to dry for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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Potters make earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter prepares earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival in Prayagraj.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival in prayagraj. People buy earthen lamps to decorate their homes during Diwali, the annual festival of lights which will be celebrated on Oct 27.

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A woman potter prepares clay lamps ahead of Diwali festival at her residence in Guwahati.

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A woman carries earthen 'diyas' at Dharavi Khumbharwada, ahead of Diwali celebrations, in Mumbai.

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A worker sets earthern lamps under the sun to dry, ahead of Diwali festival, in Ahmedabad.

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A worker makes earthern lamps at a workshop, ahead of Diwali festival, in Ahmedabad.

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People light earthen lamps (diyas) while offering prayers on the first day of the New Year 2019, at a temple in Guwahati.

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People light earthen lamps for soldiers on the occasion of 'Diwali' festival at Ravi Shankar Shukla Stadium, in Jabalpur.

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Women light earthen lamps on a rangoli, a hand decorated pattern on the floor, as part of Diwali festivities in Ahmadabad. Festival of lights Diwali will be celebrated on Nov. 7.

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A craftsman paints earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Amritsar.

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A potter makes traditional earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Amritsar.

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Potters prepare earthen lamps for upcoming Diwali in West Bengal.

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Potters prepare earthen lamps for upcoming Diwali in West Bengal.

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Potters prepare earthen lamps for upcoming Diwali in West Bengal.

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A woman colors earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival in Jammu.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival as his son clings on to him in Allahabad.

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A television is seen in the corner of a room as a potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, in Allahabad. People buy earthen lamps to decorate their homes during Diwali, the annual festival of lights which will be celebrated on November. 7.

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A woman arranges traditional earthen lamps for drying ahead of the upcoming Diwali festival, in Nagpur.

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Members of a potter family make traditional earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festval, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Women sell traditional earthen pots for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Bikaner.

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A potter makes traditional earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Ahmedabd.

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A potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Navratri and Diwali festivals, in Ahmedabad.

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Devotees light oil lamps diya and makes rangoli on the occasion of "Dev Uthani Ekadashi " festival at bank of river Yamuna at balua ghat, in Allahabad.

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People holding earthen lamps to celebrate pollution free Diwali festival in the memory of martyred jawans, in Patna.

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A potter making earthen pots ahead of Diwali festival in Mirzapur.

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A woman potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival, on the outskrits of Jammu.

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A potter makes “Diyas” in preparations for the upcoming Diwali festival in Agartala, Tripura.

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Earthen lamps being readied for the upcoming Diwali festival at Patuapara in Kolkata.

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