India celebrates Diwali

Indians across the country are celebrating Diwali today.

Fireworks in Allahabad

Children watch fireworks at the Madan Mohan Malviya stadium during Diwali festival in Allahabad.

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Diwali in Hyderabad

A woman places earthen lamps or 'diyas' at her home on the eve of Diwali in Hyderabad.

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Golden Temple

Devotees at the Golden Temple in Amritsar ahead of Diwali celebrations.

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Diwali in Hyderabad

A woman prepares 'diyas' at her home on the eve of Diwali in Hyderabad.

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Holy dip at sarovar

A Sikh devotee takes an early morning dip in the holy water tank 'sarovar' ahead of Diwali festival at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Golden Temple ahead of Diwali

Devotees their pay respect in the morning ahead of Diwali celebrations at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Golden Temple

Devotees take a holy dip at the sarovar ahead of Diwali celebrations at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

(Photograph:AFP)

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