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In photos: Diwali celebrations around the world

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 39: Participants light earthen oil lamps on the banks of the Sarayu river in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records for the largest display of oil lamps on the eve of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Ayodhya in the northern state of Utar Pradesh, India, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

People light earthen lamps on the banks of Sarayu river on the eve of Diwali in Ayodhya, India, on Nov. 6. The city set a Guinness World Record for lighting up over 300,000 lamps for the festivities.

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