On a Dhanteras spree

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People were busy buying pots and garlands for Dhanteras festival in Guwahati. (PTI Photo)

People were busy buying pots and garlands for Dhanteras festival in Guwahati. (PTI Photo)

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A woman shops for utensils during Dhanteras, which marks the beginning of Hindu festival of lights Diwali, in Jammu. (AP Photo)

A woman shops for utensils during Dhanteras, which marks the beginning of Hindu festival of lights Diwali, in Jammu. (AP Photo)

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People buy metal pots on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Patna. (PTI Photo)

People buy metal pots on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Patna. (PTI Photo)

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Women perform Ganesh puja on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)

Women perform Ganesh puja on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)

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Women buy utensils at a market on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

Women buy utensils at a market on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

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An elephant gives a two rupee coin to its Mahout or caretaker, offered by a devotee outside Shree Vaibhav Laxmi Temple on the occasion of Dhanteras in Ahmedabad. (AFP Photo)

An elephant gives a two rupee coin to its Mahout or caretaker, offered by a devotee outside Shree Vaibhav Laxmi Temple on the occasion of Dhanteras in Ahmedabad. (AFP Photo)

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A woman with gold ornaments at a jewellery shop on the occasion of Dhanteras in Jamshedpur. (PTI Photo)

A woman with gold ornaments at a jewellery shop on the occasion of Dhanteras in Jamshedpur. (PTI Photo)

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Housewives perform Laxmi puja on the occasion of Dhanteras in Surat. (PTI Photo)

Housewives perform Laxmi puja on the occasion of Dhanteras in Surat. (PTI Photo)

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A girl showing metal statues of lord Ganesh and goddess Laxmi at a shop on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Patna. (PTI Photo)

A girl showing metal statues of lord Ganesh and goddess Laxmi at a shop on the occasion of Dhanteras festival in Patna. (PTI Photo)

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