Lights, camera.. Diwali!

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The Akshardham temple is illuminated with lamps and light during Diwali festival in Gandhinagar. (PTI Photo)

The Akshardham temple is illuminated with lamps and light during Diwali festival in Gandhinagar. (PTI Photo)

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A student makes a rangoli of Lord Ganesh during a competition in connection with Diwali festival at a school in Mirzapur. (PTI Photo)

A student makes a rangoli of Lord Ganesh during a competition in connection with Diwali festival at a school in Mirzapur. (PTI Photo)

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A devotee offers a prayer in front of oil lamps during Diwali. (AP Photo)

A devotee offers a prayer in front of oil lamps during Diwali. (AP Photo)

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Traditional sky lanterns 'Goodudeepas' displayed at Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Temple for Diwali in Mangalore. (PTI Photo)

Traditional sky lanterns 'Goodudeepas' displayed at Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Temple for Diwali in Mangalore. (PTI Photo)

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Students form a human chain in the shape of a diya during Diwali celebrations at their school in Mirzapur. (PTI Photo)

Students form a human chain in the shape of a diya during Diwali celebrations at their school in Mirzapur. (PTI Photo)

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Widows celebrating Diwali by lighting crackers for the first time during a function organized by an NGO, Sulabh International, in Vrindaban. (PTI Photo)

Widows celebrating Diwali by lighting crackers for the first time during a function organized by an NGO, Sulabh International, in Vrindaban. (PTI Photo)

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Camel herders, gathered for the annual cattle fair, play with firecrackers on the eve of Diwali in Pushkar on Saturday. (PTI Photo)

Camel herders, gathered for the annual cattle fair, play with firecrackers on the eve of Diwali in Pushkar on Saturday. (PTI Photo)

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Girls make Rangoli on the eve of Diwali in Ahmedabad. (AP photo)

Girls make Rangoli on the eve of Diwali in Ahmedabad. (AP photo)

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Foreign Odissi dancers along with guru Sujata Mopatra celebrate Diwali in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo)

Foreign Odissi dancers along with guru Sujata Mopatra celebrate Diwali in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo)

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Border Security Force soldiers light candles and burn crackers during Diwali celebrations at the India-Bangladesh border post of Lankamura near Agartala. (PTI Photo)

Border Security Force soldiers light candles and burn crackers during Diwali celebrations at the India-Bangladesh border post of Lankamura near Agartala. (PTI Photo)

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Families look at firecrackers before Diwali in Greater Noida. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Families look at firecrackers before Diwali in Greater Noida. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

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