Let there be light: Mumbai prepares for Diwali

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In all shapes and sizes: Diyas being readied for Diwali at Kumbharwada in Dharavi. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

In all shapes and sizes: Diyas being readied for Diwali at Kumbharwada in Dharavi. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Handle with care: An artist moulds the diya. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Handle with care: An artist moulds the diya. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Half-baked: Diyas kept out to dry. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Half-baked: Diyas kept out to dry. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Falling in line: Some of the earthen diyas are ready. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Falling in line: Some of the earthen diyas are ready. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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A handful: Simple ones are in demand. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

A handful: Simple ones are in demand. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Not losing grip: The colourful ones need more work. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Not losing grip: The colourful ones need more work. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Eyes on target: An artist stacks up some of the ready diyas. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Eyes on target: An artist stacks up some of the ready diyas. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Starting young: A child observes the goings on. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Starting young: A child observes the goings on. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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Set for fest: Diyas are ready to be transported. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Set for fest: Diyas are ready to be transported. (Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

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